“Greens are the powerhouses that contain very high concentrations of many of the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients we need to keep us healthy,” says cookbook writer Dana Jacobi.
The best thing to do when eating your greens, is to eat a variety of them. All those leaves are full of different vitamins and minerals.
You should make salads that contain:
Kale has become very popular; it’s a common main ingredient in green juices and the foundation for other juice recipes. Watercress is an aquatic plant found near springs and slow-moving streams that tastes like spinach. Watercress is a great source of nutrients. Spinich, 180 gram serving of boiled spinach provides 6.43 milligrams of iron, or approximately one-third of your recommended daily intake. Two cups of romaine fulfill about one-third of your daily requirement for folate, almost one-half of your daily vitamin A, and almost all of your vitamin K. Endive leaves are another good source of folate, with 1 cup fulfilling about 18 percent of your daily requirement.
Even if salad are not that fun, you can still find amazing recipes for salads. Mix them up and make them fun.