Five vitamin, mineral-rich leafy vegetables to add to your daily diet

Vitamins, minerals fiber rich food are essential nutrients that your body needs in little amounts to work properly.

Leafy vegetables are mostly known for being good for your health. Most of the  vegetables are low in calories but are rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber.
While some of  veggies stand out from the rest with additional proven health benefits such as the ability to fight inflammation or reduce the risk of health issues.
Eating a lot of leafy greens will help satisfy your hunger as well as will keep you full for long and this may further help promote weight loss.
Green leafy vegetables are packed with vitamin K, magnesium, calcium and other essential nutrients. These nutrients may help slowdown the ageing and strengthens the bones that further helps to  promote bone health.
Here is the list of 5 leafy veggies that are rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber :
1. Kale: It is one of the most popular vegetables in the lot. The best way to consume Kale is to eat it raw, as cooking reduces the nutritional profile of the vegetable and is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, calcium, folate, potassium, and fiber.
2.Spinach : This popular veggie contains thiamine which helps our body convert to carbs into energy and therefore it is crucial for energy metabolism.
3. Lettuce: Another most popular leafy vegetable is lettuce which is also popularly eaten raw and is never cooked. Besides salad, it is also used to create delicious no-carb lettuce wrap.
4. Bok Choy : It is commonly known as  Chinese cabbage and contains 90 per cent water. Whereas it has 2 percent carbs and 1 percent fat which is also loaded with fibre, vitamin A, C, K and much more.
5. Cabbage : This popular leafy veggie is an excellent source of vitamin C and Sulphur which remove toxins like uric acid from our body.

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