Kale

What Is a Superfood?

…nuts are a healthy everyday addition to your diet when taken in moderate servings. Dark green vegetables such as kale, swiss chard, broccoli, and spinach do live up to their reputation. Kale, which has enjoyed a huge boost in popularity in recent years, is unparalleled among leafy greens in providing all…

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One Food Can “Beet” High Blood Pressure

…that, depending on the condition of the soil in which they’re grown, are also high in blood pressure–lowering nitrate. They include: * Radishes * Kale * Celery * Lettuce * Mustard greens * Turnip tops * Spinach * Chinese cabbage * Regular cabbage * Eggplant * Leeks * Scallions * Potatoes * String beans…

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Monitoring Your Vision

…acuity, and improve contrast sensitivity. You want to look for a product with 6–12 mg of lutein. Eggs (with the yolk), spinach, and greens such as kale and collards are also high in lutein; a one-cup serving of cooked spinach contains more than 13 mg. * Take astaxanthin. Several studies suggest astaxanthin…

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Vision Saving Foods

…flax seeds are rich in essential fatty acids that counteract bad fats, and cruciferous vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, bok choy, watercress, mustard greens, horseradish, turnips, rutabagas, and kohlrabi are teeming with glutathione, considered the “granddaddy” of…

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