Super News April 2019

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Leafy greens provide us with vitamins A and C, folate and fiber. They are also packed with phytochemicals; these powerful compounds are found only in plants and have been shown to help protect us from a variety of diseases. All of this with very few calories!

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The most common leafy greens are spinach , escarole, collards, kale, turnip greens, arugula, mustard greens, watercress, beet greens, and dark leafy lettuce.

Dark greens are a good source of nutrients including iron, calcium, vitamins A, K and C, fiber, potassium and folate.

Leafy greens, especially the dark green varieties, are rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals and tend to be very low in calories, making them some of the most nutrient-dense foods you can eat.

Greens are typically thought of in salads but they can also be steamed, roasted, grilled, or baked! Look for leafy greens on the salad bar, Create Global, and G8 stations in Café Q.

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