All of us need to eat more greens, including me. For those who are looking to lose some fat, eating more greens is an excellent way to increase your intake of nutrients, which helps with fat loss. In fact, eating greens is a healthy habit to try to incorporate into daily life to maintain optimal health.
Eating more greens can help a person to shed fat, because it can help a person to eat fewer calories by inadvertently displacing higher calorie foods. You feel more full eating when you eat more greens, so you eat less starchy foods without even noticing. Greens in general provide a range of phytochemicals and antioxidants, which the body uses in the process to build and repair tissue. These are processes that are important in maintaining optimal health and supporting fat loss.
Here are some green ideas to try anytime:
Try adding 1/2-1 cup, cooked, of the veggies listed below on a daily basis for health improvement and fat loss.
Beet, Dandelion, Mustard greens