Leafy greens such as: spinach, kale, collard greens, swiss chard full of calcium which helps keep your teeth and bones strong and reduces your risk of osteoporosis. calcium is also important in blood pressure management as well as muscle function.
Leafy greens are also a good source of folate which is especially important during pregnancy to help prevent neural tube defects as well as increasing energy levels. They also contain vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene and potassium which help build the immune system, strengthens hair and nails, improves joint flexibility and so much more!
Watch the video below below which shows you how easy it is to make a healthy green smoothie in the vitamix. Enjoy!
- Dr. Lesley