We are living in an age where time is extremely important. This is the reason why many people are opting for fast food because they believe that this is one way to save time. However, most of the fast food options will compromise your health and lead to chemical addiction. Here is a quick and easy home recipe to support your health.
Beet Greens Boast Many Benefits
When people talk about beets, they usually think about their roots, but the truth is that their leaves are nutritious and tasty too. Preparing a salad based on beet greens is one of the best things that you can do for your health. Besides making the dish more colorful, beet greens will also provide a myriad of nutrients. Beet greens are low in calories, but they contain many different nutrients. For instance, one cup of these greens comes with 200% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin A, and are a great source of lutein and beta carotene They also contain great amounts of B vitamins, vitamin E, and vitamin C. Beet greens are frequently used because they are a good source of fiber and minerals like iron and calcium. Finally, they also provide a good amount of omega-6 fatty acids and omega-3 fatty acids. All these nutrients make beet greens very healthy.
Beet greens are helpful for those who want to neutralize the activity of free radicals in the body, thus improving anti- cancer protection. In addition, the presence of vitamin K in beet greens means that they are good for the brain. It is worth mentioning that beet greens provide strong anti-inflammatory, anticancer and antiviral effects.
Garlic isn’t just for great taste
Garlic is part of many traditional medicines for hundreds of years. This vegetable has been praised for its strong antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties. It contains a wide range of nutrients including amino acids, trace minerals like magnesium, selenium, zinc, iron, germanium and copper, vitamin C and vitamin A and other important nutrients.
The presence of vitamin B6, vitamin C, selenium and magnesium in garlic makes this veggie excellent for the immune system. It is also a well-known fact that garlic stabilizes blood pressure. Garlic keeps people safe from bacterial infections because it acts as a natural antibiotic. It is very efficient against bacteria like Staphylococcus, Salmonella, and Listeria.
For me, garlic and the whole garlic family, contains important sulfuric compounds that support proper detoxification, so it should really be a daily addition to our diet!
The special structure of garlic helps people avoid the emergence of blood clots and it also lowers cholesterol levels. As previously mentioned, garlic has strong anticancer properties because it helps the body get rid of free radicals and their negative effects. We would have to go on much longer in order to list all benefits of garlic!
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