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The amazing health benefits of Brussels sprouts

Posted December 26, 2013

The Brussels sprout is a plant widely cultivated in Europe for its edible green vegetables. These vegetables, which resemble diminutive cabbages, are usually steamed or boiled and then added to meat-based dishes, including traditional Christmas dinners.

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‘An intriguing and unexpected hypothesis’: Could green vegetables boost efficacy of omega-3 supplements?

Posted December 4, 2013

Pairing omega-3 supplements with a diet rich in dark green vegetables may boost omega-3 levels in red blood cells, suggests new data that raises ‘an intriguing and unexpected hypothesis’.

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Meat and greens are a great source of vitamin B12

Posted October 29, 2013

Vitamin B12 is essential for a healthy nervous system and for the formation of red blood cells. Dietary sources of vitamin B12 are meat, dairy foods, eggs and green vegetables, such as peas, broccoli and cabbage.

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A Probiotic’s Best Friend? Leafy Greens and Crucifers Express Digestive Genes that Boost Immunity

Posted August 15, 2013

We’ve long known that consuming a diet of processed foods that are void of nutrients and flavonoids dulls the immune system and dramatically increases the risk of infection, inflammation and chronic disease. Now, a research team from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute’s Molecular Immunology Division in Australia has published the result of their work in the journal Nature Immunology that demonstrates how eating your greens may be even more important than previously thought.

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Stop sun induced skin aging: Eat these 6 green leafy vegetables

Posted June 18, 2013

A simple way to stop skin aging and wrinkles is by eating green leafy vegetables. Rather than spend money on costly cosmetic procedures, consider adding these six anti-aging vegetables to your diet to keep skin wrinkle-free and youthful.

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Which Green Foods Fight Type 2 Diabetes?

Posted May 12, 2013

A new study appearing in the Journal of Medicinal Food explains how broccoli sprouts, which contain a number of important bioactive compounds such as sulforaphane, can benefit people with type 2 diabetes.

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Green Beans Among World’s Healthiest Foods

Posted March 11, 2013

Scientists studying vegetables are finding out more about the long popular green bean. Not only do the pods contain fiber and vitamins C, K, A and B, but the latest research shows they have more antioxidants than other foods in the pea and bean families.

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The Importance Of Eating Your Greens

Posted March 5, 2013

Eating your greens may be even more important that previously thought, with the discovery that an immune cell population essential for intestinal health could be controlled by leafy greens in your diet.

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A New, Very Important Reason to Eat Leafy Green Vegetables

Posted March 5, 2013

Leafy greens are excellent sources of many vitamins and minerals, but researchers have found a new reason to eat these healthy vegetables every day. Certain cells within the digestive system which play a role in many health conditions can be controlled by these nutritious foods.

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Five green foods with exceptional healing power

Posted February 10, 2013

Although it is unclear who started the green revolution, the world seems to be recognizing the powerful effects of green foods in helping individuals live longer and healthier.

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