Green vegetables are an essential food in our diet. Eating vegetables can not only improve our body’s immunity, but also prevent many diseases, which is great for your health.
Chinese medicine saying: green food nourishes the liver. The liver belongs to wood. Eating more green foods has the function of relieving the liver and strengthening the liver. Those with high blood pressure and temper, and those who are irritated by the liver, can eat more green vegetables.
In addition, green vegetables are rich in vitamin C, carotenoids, calcium, potassium, magnesium and other nutrients. They are the perfect source of minerals and vitamins. They can protect eyesight, prevent constipation, prevent osteoporosis and so on.
Speaking of good health, I especially recommend these vegetables:
Broccoli: Vegetable Crown
A Harvard research team found that a natural molecule in cruciferous plants such as broccoli can inhibit tumor growth. Broccoli contains glucosinolates, which can be broken down into I3C. I3C achieves anti-cancer by restarting the tumor suppressor gene and restoring the genome’s own monitoring function for proto-oncogenes.
However, Xiao Bian reminded that eating anti-cancer foods is mainly prevention. The related research is only cell experiments and animal experiments, and no clinical trials have been confirmed.
In addition, broccoli, as a low-calorie, full-feeling, and well-balanced vegetable, is loved by fitness people.
Spinach is a vegetable with extremely high nutritional value. Each 100 grams of spinach contains very rich nutritional ingredients. Believe it or not
Spinach has a high content of carotene, which can be converted into vitamin A in the human body, which helps protect the eyes;
★ The riboflavin contained in it can prevent corner ulcers, cheilitis, and dry eyes;
★ Although not listed in the table, the content of vitamin K in spinach is also higher in leafy vegetables. Insufficient intake of vitamin K can help protect cardiovascular health;
★ Spinach is rich in dietary fiber, which can promote intestinal peristalsis, prevent and improve constipation. It can also nourish the beneficial intestinal flora in the intestine, and help maintain the environmental stability, structural and functional integrity of the intestine.
Spinach has many benefits. It should be noted that spinach contains a large amount of “oxalic acid”. Oxalic acid can be combined with calcium to form an insoluble “calcium oxalate precipitate”, which affects the body’s absorption of calcium. Therefore, you need to simmer water for about 1 minute before cooking spinach to remove most of the oxalic acid.
Celery is rich in insoluble fiber, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and carotene, and is an excellent source of B vitamins and vitamin C.
Compared to stems, celery leaves are more nutritious. Leaves have more than twice the nutrient content of niacin, vitamin B2, vitamin C, magnesium, and carotene.
In addition to the green vegetables mentioned in the article,
Shanghai greens, sweet potato leaves, canola, leek, pea seedlings, etc.
Is also a good choice,
For good health, eat green every day!