Greens- When added to your daily routine diet, can have some truly powerful results in a very positive way. Here is what we found on three greens you should be adding to your meal prep today.
Dandelion Greens – A Powerful Detoxing Green
The USDA says that Dandelion Greens are one of the most nutritious veggies around.
Dandelion Greens contain almost 15% protein making them great for anyone who is a vegan or just wants to add more protein to their diet. Dandelion Greens and roots are great for detoxing the liver. And our liver is our first line of defense for our immune system. And because these great greens are a good detoxing agent they help with gout, liver cirrhosis, and liver disease in general.
One Cup of Dandelion Greens contains 10% of a person’s daily needs of calcium. And they also contain a good amount of phosphorus making them great for creating strong bones and teeth. One serving of Dandelion Greens contains over 110% of our daily needs of Vitamin A which is a powerful antioxidant helping to prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer. And Vitamin A is important to healthy mucous membranes of the GI tract, mouth, lungs, and other areas of the body and for beautiful skin.
Dandelion Greens in studies have the ability to kill cancer cells without causing harm to good cells. And that Dandelion Root tea can kill leukemia cells without harming other tissues… thus making Dandelion Tea a possible non-toxic way of healing leukemia.
A famous architect by the name of Robert Stickle who came down with skin cancer noted in his research the following: People who live as farmers in the country in Italy eat lots of Dandelion Greens and drinking Dandelion Root Coffee… and hardly ever come down with cancer. But as soon as they move to the city and stopped eating dandelion greens and drinking the coffee substitute they started coming down with cancer.
Turnip Greens – Super Important for Preventing Cancer
Sulfur-containing greens like turnip greens are wonderful for detoxing the body because they contain glucotropaeolin and gluconasturtiian which are both powerful phytonutrients called glucosinolates which detox the body. Turnip greens contain more calcium than any of the cruciferous veggies… making them great for building strong bones.
Turnip greens contain lots of wonderful omega 3 oils like that found in cold water fish… which are great for preventing inflammation. Turnip greens like all greens are full of wonderful Vitamin K which important for healthy blood clotting and soothe away inflammation. Turnip greens help to prevent heart attacks, plaque build up in arteries, strokes, and other cardiovascular diseases.
Turnip greens contain lots of powerful antioxidants such as Vitamins C, A, E, plus quercetin, isorhamnetin, kaempferol, myricetin, and hydroxycinnamic acid which strengthen our immune system… and prevent and repair DNA damage. Turnip greens contain lots of B-Vitamins for vitality and for creating a good mood. They also contain iron and copper for anemia, phosphorus, and calcium for strong bones, manganese for enzyme production, magnesium for restful sleep and stress, potassium for water regulation and cardiovascular health.