Vegetables should be added to your daily meal plan whether you chose to be on diet or not. Vegetables give your body essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and more to keep your energy and stamina up, your mind alert and your muscles strong. A healthy diet plan requires healthy eating habit with lots of vegetables on the plate.
If you chose to eat only 1 vegetable on the plate, pick kale! Kale is the super-food of all the green-leaf vegetables.
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This super goodness gift from nature is easy to grow and packed with the most nutritional compounds and medicinal benefits, here is just a few listed:
- An excellent source of vitamins and minerals that is essential to our bodies.
- An abundant source of powerful antioxidants found in kales, such as Quercetin and Kaempferol, which have numerous beneficial effects on health. These antioxidants slow down the aging process. Kales provide powerful substances to protect heart diseases, lowering blood pressure, provide a natural anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-depressant and anti-cancer effects.