When it comes to leafy greens, it's not only spinach that's an option for us. After a chat with our expert health coach, Preety Tyagi; we learnt the importance of the leafy greens and why we should have them in our diet. There are so many green leafy vegetables like mustard greens, cabbage, coriander leaves, fenugreek leaves, moringa leaves etc. which are super healthy and delicious at the same time. These will also keep you warm from within and are great for the cold winters. There are endless health benefits attached to these which can be relished well during the cold winter season. Not just taste, health is a part and parcel of these leafy vegetables.

These Greens Will Enhance Your Diet In The Following Ways

Green Leafy Veggies

  • They Are Low Calorie And Low Fat Foods– These leafy greens are absolutely fat free and hence make for an exceptional food to be added to diet even when you are trying to lose weight.
  • They Are An Extremely Rich Source Of Fiber And Roughage- Leafy greens provide an adequate amount of fiber to your body to keep your bowel movements functioning properly. It aids in the process of digestion, making the absorption of all the nutrients in the body easily possible.
  • They Are Rich In Vitamins And Minerals- They are not only a rich source of Vitamins such as Vitamin A, K, E, B1, B2, B3, B6 and C, they also have beta carotene, folate, etc. Not only that, these greens are a rich source of essential minerals such as Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc, Calcium, Sodium, and even phosphorus. After knowing all this, it's definite to include these leafy greens in your daily diet.
Preety Tyagi Talks about Greens
  • These greens are responsible for keeping away all nutritional deficiencies from your body and hence, keep you away from all possible diseases and infections that spread especially, during the winter season.
  • They are a boon for your healthy skin and luscious hair. If you want to have strong shiny hair, and maintain a healthy skin, you must include a good amount of these leafy greens in your diet and make your winter season healthy.

Preety Tyagi is a certified Health Coach from Institute of Intergative Nutrition, New York. She is the recipient of Distinguished Service Award and Sashakth Nari Samman from government And recipient of Smart Global City Entrepeneur Award. She is also the Wellness Ambassador for Fortis Escorts. If you love articles like these then stay to to HerZindagi for more.