5 Greens You Should Have in Your Diet lifesum

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Go green and make sure it tastes GOOD.

Kale

kale and sausage stew lifesum

Nutrients: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, Vitamin B-6, Magnesium, Iron

Calories per 100 g: 49

Eat it: Steamed, in a hearty stew, or as kale chips.

Watercress

avocado and watercress salad lifesum

Nutrients: Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Calcium, Vitamin B-8, Magnesium, Iron

Calories per 100 g: 11

Eat it: In a fresh, green salad, or on toast.

Spinach

sautéed garlic and spinach lifesum

Nutrients: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B-6, Calcium

Calories per 100 g: 23

Eat it: Sautèed with garlic, or curried with cauliflower, potatoes, chickpeas and spinach.

Arugula (Rocket)

arugula salad with pear and blue cheese lifesum

Nutrients: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B-6

Calories per 100 g: 25

Eat it: In a salad with blue cheese, or a la tartine au roquette.

Broccoli

grilled broccoli and arugula salad lifesum

Nutrients: Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B-6, Dietary fiber

Calories per 100 g: 34

Eat it: Grilled, on a salad, or covered in cheese.

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2 comments

  1. By Nancy Banoub on Fri Feb 24 2017

    HELLO,
    Can sweet potato be replaced with Celery root ?

    • By Femi Agbaje-Williams on Mon Feb 27 2017

      Hi Nancy,

      Which recipe are you referring to?

      Best,

      Lifesum