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Daily Consumption of Leafy Greens can Prevent Deadly Diseases

A diet rich in fruits and vegetables is very useful in ameliorating blood pressure and reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke. It can also enhance the health of the eyes, digestive difficulties and provide favorable effects on blood sugar. Weight loss can be stimulated by consuming vegetables and fruits like apple, pears and leafy greens. There are various types of fruits and vegetables that have countless fitness benefits.

Microgreens are the immature seeds elicited by vegetables and herbs. They have been utilized for many years as garnish or for embellishment but they rich with nutrients and flavour. They contain about 40 times more nutrients as compared to mature vegetables according to a study. Kales are considered the most nourishing vegetables in the world. This is because they are packed with many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

67 grams of kales contains 684 percent of daily value vitamin K, 206 percent vitamin A and 137 percent vitamin C. It is also rich in antioxidants such as lutein and beta-carotene which are essential in reducing the risk of diseases caused by oxidative stress. Kales should be consumed raw to get most of its benefits because cooking destroys the nutrients.

one study on the neutral tube defect spina bifida found that one of the most preventable risk factor for the condition was a low intake of folate during the first trimester of pregnancy. The best way of increasing folate without taking prenatal vitamins is by consuming spinach during pregnancy.

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