No matter what nutrition philosophy you follow, everyone agrees that veggies should occupy most of your plate.
Because they’re high in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients that fight inflammation and free radical damage.
They naturally promote a beneficial balance between acidity and alkalinity.
They boost the immune system.
They aid in digestion and joint health.
And they delay the aging process.
Your mother may not have understood the nitty-gritty science (or maybe she did!), but she was certainly onto something when she encouraged you to eat your veggies.
Here are 7 ways to get more veggies and fruit down the hatch. [Read more…]