Eat Green Superfoods for Good Nutrition This St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day is Friday. Instead of filling your stomach with a lot of beer, why not wear your green inside and out?
nutritionists and medical doctors are encouraging consumers to eat
green superfoods for prevention of specific diseases and overall better
green superfoods to your diet, you can provide your body with extra
protein, vitamins, minerals and powerful anti-oxidants that
today’s unbalanced diets often lack. The additional nutrients
found in green superfoods can aid in weight loss, building the immune
system, fighting aging and preventing disease.
Following are a few examples, provided by eNutrition.com, of green superfoods and their benefits:
— Fiber-rich and full of protein, calcium and beta carotene, the
leaves of the alfalfa plant are used as a nutritional supplement and to
cleanse the body internally.
— A common health food supplement containing high amounts of
iodine, calcium, magnesium, potassium, niacin, riboflavin and choline,
kelp supports thyroid function, as well as provides nourishment for
hair and skin.
Barley, Green Kamut and Wheat Grass
— Primarily used for their chlorophyll and nutrient content,
these green superfoods boost energy and purify the body. Barley and
wheat grasses may also help prevent cancer and have an anti-aging
superfoods are highly nutritious foods that come dried, powered and in
liquid forms that are virtually tasteless, but packed with nutrients.
Why don’t you start your St. Patrick’s Day weekend of with
a healthy super green treat, a Spirulina Smoothie? In a blender, place
1 banana, 6 oz. Pineapple/coconut juice, fresh or frozen strawberries,
1 tsp. Spirulina and ice. Blend until smooth, and enjoy the luck of the