• Health Coach Tip - The Benefits of Leafy Greens

    9 days ago - By Dr Frank Lipman

    Why might you want to increase your leafy greens intake? The reasons are plentiful. Leafy greens like spinach, arugula and kale are an essential part of a healthy diet. They're loaded with nutrients from vitamins, minerals and fiber to polyphenols. A diet rich in leafy greens offers several health benefits, including:
    Leafy greens decrease blood pressure
    Since greens are rich in nitrates, research suggests that they can help lower blood pressure. For instance, a study found that consuming 1 cup or more of green leafy vegetables daily could decrease blood pressure (as well as lower the risk...
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