Is This Creativity Power Food Missing From Your Diet?

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There’s something missing from your diet, and you may not even realize it.

You’re not alone. This food is missing the most in the modern day diet.

It’s something you need. Not just because it tastes good, but because the benefits of eating it are so powerful.

The Missing Ingredient

The food missing from most diets is dark, leafy green vegetables. Things like spinach, kale, collards, bok choy or Swiss chard, etc.

You may currently be eating the most popular of the dark, leafy greens—broccoli—but that’s usually where it stops for most people.

And the thing is, greens aren’t just another health food. They’re the golden egg of health food. Increase the amount in your diet and see huge differences in how you feel.

Greens are great for:

  • Energy
  • Blood purification
  • Cancer prevention
  • Improved circulation
  • Strengthened immune system
  • Promotion of healthy intestinal flora
  • Promotion of subtle, light and flexible energy
  • Lifted spirit and elimination of depression
  • Improved liver, gall bladder and kidney function
  • Cleared congestion, especially in lungs by reducing mucus

Plus, in Asian medicine, green is related to the liver, emotional stability and creativity.

More Benefits of Eating Green

Nutritionally, greens are very high in:

  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Iron
  • Potassium
  • Phosphorous
  • Zinc
  • Vitamins A, C, E and K

They are also crammed with fiber, folic acid, chlorophyll and other micronutrients.

It’s best to go Organic when eating greens, but you’re always better off eating conventional greens than no greens at all.

They’re easy to cook, too. Just boil, saute, steam or eat them raw in a salad or smoothie.

There’s a million combinations of flavors you can put together to make a creative, delicious dish that you’ll gobble down.

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