Question by  Tom22 (13)

If I eat dark green leafy greens, what are the health benefits?


Answer by  sweetiejen (107)

Leafy greens are essential in providing your body with very important vitamins and nutrients, such as Vitamin C, folic acid, and potassium. They are also very low in calories, so they help you lose weight and stay healthy. Eating these veggies can help prevent disease as well, such as cancer or heart problems.


Answer by  skinnybob (248)

Always remember: the darker the green the more nutrients. Leafy greens such as spinach, beet greens, kale and collard greens have minerals such as iron, calcium and potassium.


Answer by  Roland27 (16334)

The help prevent cancer and heart disease. They are low in fat, high in fiber and rich in vitamin c, folic acid, magnesium and potassium. They also have things like lutein and beta-carotene. They are also low on the Glycemic Index which make them an excellent choice in weight loss diets.

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