5 Delicious Greek Superfoods To Immediately Improve Your Health

November 20, 2014 10:11 AM

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5 Delicious Greek Superfoods To Immediately Improve Your Health

Why We Love It: "The 'It Girl' of the vegetable world," says Elizabeth M. Ward, R.D., kale is also our pick for the healthiest salad green, thanks to its hefty dose of calcium and vitamin A. Kale is also a good source of iron and fiber, and rich in vitamin K, which benefits the bones and is important for natural blood clotting, says Ward, author of MyPlate for Moms, How to Feed Yourself & Your Family Better. How To Enjoy: It's virtually tasteless in fruit smoothies, says Ward, if you're not a big fan of kale but want its nutritional benefits. Kale chips are a fun option, and it's simple to add frozen kale to soups, stews or even omelets, she says.

Why We Love It: While tea of any variety is a superpowered sip, green tea is the least processed of the bunch, and therefore most rich in antioxidants. It's been linked to protection against diabetes, obesity and heart problems. In 2012, two small studies shed light on green tea's impact on cancer, ...

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