Eat Your Greens!

Often we hear this phrase that we eat green vegetables, even from childhood. Do you know the reason behind it?

In addition to lots of fiber and calcium contained in green vegetables, there is another substance contained is kolorofil. Chlorophyll is the green pigment giver substances in plants that serve to capture light when photosynthesis. In the body, chlorophyll have similar chemical structure to hemoglobin, which can help increase the number and quality of red blood cells. Besides chlorophyll also act as anti-oxidants to cleanse (detoxify) of substances that harm the body, neutralizing free radicals and preventing cancer.

The content of nucleic acid and amino acid on chlorophyll can meet the needs of brain proteins, especially parts of the brain to process thoughts and emotions, then able to synthesize chlorophyll oxygen and carbohydrates that can help produce energy in the body.

For reasons mentioned above was at this week SlimGourmet present some dishes containing vegetables and fruits are green like Mix Salad with Green Goddess Dressing, Green Bean Casserole, Gado-gado, Fruit Salad with Honey Mayo Dressing, and Garlic and Basil Sauteed Vegetable.


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