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What does this mean, you might ask? Back to Fresh means getting back to eating fresh, wholesome ingredients and less of the processed stuff. In 2016, we challenge you to choose more foods that up your energy and make you feel fantastic. Incorporating more greens into your daily meals is an easy way to start living a fresher life, and optimize your overall wellness. If this resonates with you, we hope you'll keep tuning into Back to Fresh. Throughout the year we'll provide recipes, tips, and info to help you embrace healthy eating, and feel great, all while eating meals you'll look forward to. I am passionate about the power of healthy eating and have partnered with Nature's Greens® to help you get back to fresh in 2016!
Cynthia Sass is a New York Times best-selling author and registered dietitian.
Eating leafy greens is a wonderful way to detox your body, improve liver function, boost your immunity and fight diseases by reducing inflammation!
You should eat leafy greens at least 2-3 times per week and servings should be at least 1.5 cups each time.
For optimal health, increase to 4-5 times per week and increase it to 2 cups
Lactose intolerant or just don't like milk? Kale has 150 mg of calcium for every 100
Mustard greens (and leafy greens in general) help protect you from cancer due to two glucosinolates: sinigrin and gluconasturtiian
Embrace the bitterness! Turnip greens are this way because of their high calcium content.
Collard greens have a wonderful cholesterol-lowering ability. Collards are the best at binding bile acids in the digestive tract, making it easier for your body to get rid of acids.
Kale is chockfull of Vitamin K, which is great for bone and heart health.