Health Benefits of Green Leafy Vegetables

Author: Winston Craig, MPH, PhD, RD. Greens – A Neglected Gold Mine Mother was right all along. Grandma also told you they were good for you. So why do Americans eat green leafy vegetables only about once or twice a week? Why are cabbage, broccoli, turnip greens, and spinach rarely seen at the American dinner table? Why is lettuce the only green vegetable that most Americans ever use, when green vegetables are recognized by nutritionists as one of the most inexpensive sources of so many important nutrients? Leafy vegetables are ideal for weight management as they are typically low in … Continue reading Health Benefits of Green Leafy Vegetables