Let’s talk about having a fit body and consuming loads of greens. Some of us would prefer extraneous exercise, some would have a flimsy diet where they only consume biscuits, yogurts and juices just to get the perfect body shape. Yes, exercise and diet are essential in achieving the body that you’ve been fantasizing about. But are these enough to make you physically fit? Well, I guess not. To become physically fit you have to exercise regularly and have a balanced diet. Having a balanced diet includes our leafy green buddies. Well how do leafy greens help us become more fit?
Leafy green vegetables are packed with nutrients and vitamins
Vegetables are very nutrient-dense and incredibly healthy. They are a source of vitamins, minerals, fibers and are actually a good source of antioxidants that helps us lose weight. These veggies gives us enough vitamins that contain disease-fighting phytochemicals which boosts our immune systems function. Minerals that helps our skin become fairer and fibers that can also lower our cholesterol and blood pressure level. Plus it helps to prevent blood-sugar swings by slowing down carbohydrate absorption. Eating vegetables lessens the risk of heart diseases, type 2 diabetes and cancer. Vegetables are anti-oxidants because it contains a lot of lutein and zeaxanthin that may help reduce our risk in having cataracts and muscular degeneration. In addition leafy greens also contain water to keep us hydrated so it is great to include veggies in our diet especially when you are aiming for a fit body. Super Fit Solutions should know because we have been doing this for years.
Best ways to eat leafy buddies if you’re not a fan!
Greens are delicious. They are very healthy but some exclude them from their diet no matter how palatable or healthy these greens are. Here are some tips on how you can eat our leafy buddies.
- Add it to your smoothie: mix up some fruits, milk and add your greens
- Put it in your Omelet: fry an egg with meat, cheese and greens
- Wrap it up with your wheat bread, bacon or fillet.
- Stir them with your fried rice
- Put it in your salad.
Eating leafy green veggies makes you feel young, beautiful, fit and healthy. Let’s eat healthy for a fit body!