- BRUSSEL`S SPROUTS- “The blood pressure reducer”
Another potent veggie from the cabbage family, like we`ve mentioned all of these green veggies are rich in many valuable nutrients such as A vitamin and K vitamin , but what is specific about Brussels’ sprouts is that it has blood pressure-balancing potassium, so before you open your meds stand, try the old-fashioned way and implement it in your diet. You will feel the results after a month!
- GREEN BEANS- “The blood sugar stabilizer”
These beans are known to be loaded with fiber, the miraculous component which helps you stabilize blood sugar and lower your cholesterol.
It is advisable to consume them fresh but if you can`t find them you can also buy a can or find them frozen.
Even frozen or canned they still have preserved some of the vitamins and minerals. Impressively, studies have shown that green beans have an enormous antioxidant capacity.
- SPINACH- “The iron-loaded”
Extremely potent veggie, especially beneficial for pregnant women when it is essential to have an enormous intake of iron.
But it is not only the iron which makes this vegetable special, it has a highly nutritive nature because of its antioxidant power and the vitamins it contains (A, B2, C and K vitamin).
Spinach is also one of the best sources of magnesium, which helps with many biochemical reactions that occur in the body, also it is helpful with the metabolism, the muscles, nerve function, heart rhythm, and it provides a healthy immune system and maintains the blood pressure.
- CUCUMBER- “The cleanser”
Cucumbers are mainly made up of water, unbelievably up to 95 % water. So, whenever you crave for a refreshing snack, cucumber is the right veggie for you. It will keep you hydrated throughout the day.
They clean your body from toxins and old wastes, so if you are consuming cucumber daily, your skin will be more elastic and with a healthy glow, it`s no wonder that many cosmetic products have cucumber as a main ingredient.
You can also apply fresh cucumber on your face as a substitute for a facial treatment. Because of its antioxidant properties they lower the risk of all types of cancer, help with skin inflammation and protect your brain.
- GREEN OLIVES -“The powerful antioxidant”
It`s no secret that olives are potent antioxidants which are greatly absorbed in the organism.
Also, they are very easy to find and anyone can afford to buy a sufficient amount. They maybe don`t contain so much of the vitamins as the others but a daily consummation can improve your cholesterol levels.