Healthy eating is a habit that needs to be present in your family's daily life. A balanced table with vegetables can prevent diseases caused by lack of nutrients and prevent others: those who consume a large amount of these foods guarantee the proper functioning of the digestive system, decrease the chance of developing cancer, heart disease and other chronic diseases, as well as fights obesity.
Vegetables and legumes are important sources of carbohydrates, fiber, water and vitamins. Vegetable leaves contain chlorophyll, which cleans and oxygenates the blood. Those with a more intense color (dark green) are abundant in folic acid, an important antianemic agent, in addition to being good sources of calcium, phosphorus and iron. The leaves of turnip, radish, carrot, beet, cauliflower and broccoli are also great to eat, including stalks.
By enriching your daily diet with these nutrients, you will be offering health to your family.