What Are the Benefits of Eating Leafy Greens?

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Well, we've heard so much about the dark leafy green vegetables and everybody has their own version of why they are good for you. There's fiber, there's vitamins, a lot of micro-nutrients, all true. But what I actually want to call everybody's attention to is that dark, leafy greens are packed with an arsenal of natural cancer fighters that are called isothiocyanates.

So this is mother nature's treasure trove of cancer fighters and when you eat dark, leafy greens, whether it's cooked or raw, it goes right into your blood stream and it protects your organs. So interesting studies have come out showing that people that eat leafy greens have all kinds of protection against different types of cancer.

One I think I want to call you attention to is ovarian cancer because it's a silent killer of women. You actually don't know it until it's actually often too late. So here's an opportunity to eat dark, leafy greens either raw, one cup raw or half cup cooked everyday, and studies have shown you can reduce your risk of ovarian cancer by up to 66%.