Veggies are so important to get into your diet. You can eat vegetables all day and not gain weight. Vegetables have wonderful anti- inflammatory agents. The high fiber is important for optimal health. You will naturally add tons of vitamins and minerals into your diet. Make sure to add in those dark leafy greens for the following reasons to for:
-Strengthened immune system
-Promotion of healthy intestinal flora
-Improved liver, gall bladder and kidney function
-Cleared congestion, especially in lungs by reducing mucus
If you add vegetables into your diet for each meal you will get an increased benefit. Here are a few ways to Get Veggies into Your Diet:
1) Cut up all your colorful Vegetables in bite sizes and mix them in a bowl so you can take a few spoon fulls during your breakfast, lunch and/ or dinner time.
2) Prepare your vegetables by washing, cutting and putting them in glass bowls where they sit in the main part of the refrigerator so the colors will entice you and remind you to eat your vegetables.
3) Have basic recipes around:
Cucumber Salad http://www.rlpersonaltrainer.com/blog/2012/04/23/Cucumber-Salad.aspx?alt_id=LM004-FA920-6U7&ts=634752773241432412
Colorful Greek Salad: