7 Green Foods to Incorporate Into Your Diet
, 2023-03-16 16:52:26,
By Guest Writer – March 16, 2023
On St. Patrick’s Day, the color green is usually only thought about when picking your outfit of the day. However, why not go beyond your #OOTD and incorporate green foods into your meals as well.
Here are seven green foods you can incorporate into your everyday diet but especially on St. Patrick’s Day:
Avocados contain cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated fat, are rich in vitamin E and contain an antioxidant called lutein that protects eye health.
Whole soybeans, a longtime staple in the Japanese diet, pack a nutritional punch. One half-cup serving of shelled edamame provides eight grams of fiber (the same as four slices of whole wheat bread or three cups of steamed zucchini) and 9 grams of plant-based protein. It also has vitamins C and A and as much iron as one four-ounce roasted chicken breast. Research shows edamame may have several important health benefits including lowering cholesterol levels and protecting against certain cancers.
Green tea is rich in catechins, a type of disease-fighting flavonoid and antioxidant. Flavonoids are powerful antioxidants that fight disease and may help prevent cell damage. Research has shown…
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