The Magic behind Greens

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It comes as no surprise that greens are a powerhouse source of nutrients. We see different ways to eat and drink them popping up all over these days; even in common stores such as Starbucks and Kohl’s. Most know that consuming greens daily is amazing for you but I want to share some scientific facts and hopefully more incentive to incorporate greens more often in your diet.

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Green vegetables contain extremely high amounts of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. These are both what we call micronutrients. Micronutrients support the cells in your body to function and the higher the presence of micronutrients in your body the better immune system your body has. Without the presence (or enough presence) of micronutrients your body allows viruses to attack and replicate inside your body. Green vegetables (and other vegetables) when eaten consistently have actually been proven to change the DNA inside…

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