Monday, 30 June 2014

The Benefits of Green Vegetables

The green vegetables are a boon to the people of all ages. Generally the people dislike green vegetables even if knowing that how much nutritious and beneficial they are. They are necessary for the children, adults, women and the old people.

Fresh Vegetables
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The green vegetables contain all the nutritious things necessary for the growth and health of the body. Hence they should be taken daily. They keep the person healthy and fresh.

They contain the much valued vitamin A needed for vision. Spinach is very good for the health of the eyes.

Spinach, fenugreek, mint, broad or butter beans and beans are full of iron, which is essential for all especially women. The iron is good for anemia.

For the overall health of skin, the green vegetables contain calcium, beta-carotene and vitamin C in abundance.

These reduce the deficiency of vitamin A and B complex in the body.

The intake of mint alleviates headache, migraine, cold and improves the health of the stomach and kidneys by removing the toxins from the body.

Overcooking destroys the vitamin C in the vegetables and it would be better to cook them in pressure cooker.

In case of taking the vegetables in raw form it is advisable to wash them thoroughly, otherwise the germs sticking on them would cause several diseases.

Always eat fresh vegetables as the vitamins and minerals present in them start decaying with time.
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