Top 5 Healthy Foods series fourth article – Benefits of Kale. Check back for future posts to read more about my top 5 healthy foods.
So have you wondered what all the fuss is about with kale? For starters, it has sustainability and can grow in most climates. Kale contains antioxidants known to reduce inflammation which can reduce chronic diseases. It’s also packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, iron, calcium and healthy fats. Kale seems to be the “new beef” and the “king of leafy greens.”
Reduces Carbon Footprint
Growing vegetables has a relatively low environmental impact. Leafy greens like kale, spinach and broccoli can grow in most climates helping to reduce the carbon footprint. Where animal agriculture has land degradation and a reduction in biodiversity. [Read more…]