We all know we should eat our greens, but do we know why? Here are 12 reasons to eat your greens:
1) They support optimal brain health. A recent study published in the National Library of Medicine shows that those who ate the most leafy greens had the memory equivalent of someone 11 years younger!
2)They fight belly bloat! Potassium, a mineral, and electrolyte found in abundance in leafy greens, is essential to keep an optimal fluid balance in your body which helps banish the bloat!
3)They make your skin glow. Beta-carotene can give your skin a youthful glow and even works from the inside out as a natural sunscreen, protecting your skin from harmful UV rays! Kale is one of the top sources of beta-carotene, and research shows that cooking, juicing, or dehydrating kale helps your body better absorb this carotenoid.
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