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Green, Healthy and Delicious: Nettle,Chard and Spinach

Seasonal food is your ally, especially green leafy vegetables that cleanse the body of toxins.

Nutritionists recommend us to start the day with a cup of green tea and to eat green salad with every meal. If you eat this way the, your body will digest the food easily. Of course you need to eat green salads during your meal.

Also, it is very important that the green leafy vegetables are processed on minimal heat in order to retain their useful ingredients.

Nettle

NettleWhen it comes to healthy eating, nettle is the perfect vegetable. It is rich in calcium, magnesium, zinc, manganese, copper and vitamins K and C. You should use its young leaves and you can prepare them in addition to soup or drink them as tea. It can also be helpful with patients suffering from anemia, rheumatism, diseases of the liver and bile. It is also a great diuretic.

Chard

ChardChard contains vitamin C, beta-carotene, potassium, iron, calcium and manganese. It is a great diuretic and it is excellent for strengthening the immune system. Thanks to anthocyanins and beta-carotene, this gift of nature protects the body from cancer of the colon and protects our skin as well. It also contains enough magnesium and calcium, which give strength to our bones. Vitamin A can that helps inpreventing high blood pressure can also be found in chard.

Spinach

SpinachSpinach is one of the most nutritional foods and it is full of vitamins and minerals. It is very important for you to know that spinach takes only about one minute to cook in order to keep all the nutrients: calcium, magnesium, iron, vitamins C and A and folic acid. Various studies have proven that eating spinach has protective effect when it comes to oxidative stress in the brain, and it also reduces the degradation of brain function that occurs due to aging.

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