Health Tips & Facts #5

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100 Health facts and tips (#5 of 100)

#5 Getting more raw and green in your diet can be easier.

Need a way to add more green in your diet? Mix up a batch of raw spinach leaves, broccoli slaw, and romaine lettuce. This combination is sure to give your body a power punch of minerals, vitamins, and phytonutrients. Phytonutrients work in cellular repair and boosting your immune system. They have antiviral, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties.

Spinach alone is full of cancer fighting goodness. The shredded broccoli of broccoli slaw is an excellent source of fiber. It also has cancer protection ingredients. It may be hard to believe but romaine lettuce is 17% protein per head. Plus it is calcium rich and full of vitamins. So, don’t wait make your super salad today!