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10 ways to get slimmer the green way

Posted on Nov 29, 2015 by in Slim N Green, Slimmer, Vegetables | 0 comments

Its no mistruth , but many more people are turning towards becoming vegan or eating only green vegetables and shunning meat. While this can benefit some in a good way due to the rising worrying factors of red meat and it being linking to cancer, there is plenty of benefits to suggest that eating meat is also good for you. However eating green leafy vegetables could also make you slimmer and fitter.Read more..

slim n green foods are in the Vegetable Group

Processed foods filled with chemicals and calories are not going to help you reach your weight-loss goals, specially if you eat a lot of it

The choice is entirely yours- which way you want your food , but eating green and leafy vegetables also has immense benefits.

Eating properly is an important part of keeping your body fit. Maintaining good fitness requires careful attention to both diet and exercise. Nutritious food is no substitute for physical activity

Eating leafy vegetables for healthy body

As a general rule, you should aim to eat at least five servings of vegetables daily (that’s about 2 1/2 cups of cooked vegetables), and that includes leafy greens. As long as they’re prepared in a healthy way, leafy greens, like other non starchy vegetables, are a great addition to your diet and offer countless health benefits.

Vegetables also help in keeping your weight under control and promoting healthy skin and hair. There have been innumerable research studies done all over the world that strongly suggest having fresh, green vegetables on a regular basis is far better than going for supplementary tablets to get the wholesome nutrition that you need.

What about superfoods

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You can consume “super foods” that deliver exceptional nutritional benefits. 

If your aim is fitness as well good health then you should consider eating foods that deliver extra energy, antioxidants, calcium, or heart-healthy fats and proteins.

  • Dried fruits, sweet potatoes, and bananas deliver complex carbohydrates that will help you efficiently store and use energy. Each of these foods contains valuable potassium in addition to a host of other nutrients.
  • The dark green vegetables are rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron, which are essential for the production of sebum, an oily substance that is secreted from your scalp and acts as natural hair conditioner. Iron or calcium deficiencies can lead to excessive hair loss.
  • Some leafy greens, like collards and kale, are particularly rich in calcium, which helps keep your teeth and bones strong and reduces your overall risk for osteoporosis. Calcium also contributes to muscle function and blood-pressure management. Leafy greens contain potassium as well, which further protects against osteoporosis
  • Broccoli and other green vegetables, tomatoes, blueberries, and cocoa all contain antioxidants that remove cell-damaging free radicals from your blood.
  • Milk and green vegetables provide calcium to ensure healthy bones. Warm milk consumed near bedtime has the added benefit of boosting the serotonin and melatonin that help you sleep.
  • Salmon and nuts deliver healthy fats and proteins. Consider adding Brazil nuts in particular to your diet, as they contain high levels of selenium, a mineral that helps bolster your immune system

The health benefits of vegetables usually show in long run by improving your overall health and keeping the internal systems in perfect condition.  Green leafy vegetables are high in magnesium and a have low glycemic index, thus proving to be helpful for patients with type 2 diabetes.

A diet rich in vegetables, can benefit you with abundant antioxidants that keep away diseases like cancer, cardiovascular problems and strokes.

How Many Vegetables Should We Eat a Day?

You should consume at least 2.5 to 6.5 cups of fresh vegetables every day. Also, make sure you eat 4-5 different types of vegetables. Its suprising but, Seasonal vegetables also have higher nutrient value if eaten during the time of the year its grown, as they can keep you protected from many seasonal health disorders.

Do Vegetables Help to Lose Weight?

It is a well-established fact that veges don’t have much calorie’s and eating veggies is a healthy way to lose or maintain weight specially with them also being a storehouse of vitamins, fiber, minerals, and other nutrients that keep you fit and healthy. 

If you don’t despise them, you’re much more likely to eat vegetables on a regular basis so good luck with the new you.

This content provided above is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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