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The curly valerian leaves, which are easy to find in supermarkets in winter, are very high in chlorophyll, which has strong detoxifying properties. Mung-lettuce contains a large amount of vitamins C, A and group B (one hundred grams is the daily intake of vitamin B9), as well as minerals (especially iron) and flavonoids.
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Its powerful, dense leaves make up for the lack of fluid and fiber in the body better than any other salad. Romaine contains potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and sulfur, and of vitamins A, C, D, E and K. It has a great effect on metabolism and supports the health of the digestive system, so try replacing it with meat or fish.
This aesthetically beautiful variety of chicory, with purple, red or pink leaves, is a real storehouse of vitamins, among which vitamin C we need in winter, as well as K and B vitamins, are in the lead.It is rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, as well as the substance inulin, which regulates the level blood sugar. The polyphenols it contains have a positive effect on the preservation of youthful skin.
One of the best natural sources of vitamins B2, B6 and B9 (folic acid), as well as K1, C, A, E and minerals: magnesium, calcium, iron and copper. Its antioxidants fight stress, regulate blood pressure and boost immunity. Eat it raw and steamed.
Delicate young beetroot-chard leaves are a real superfood. One hundred-gram serving is capable of 300% of the daily need for vitamin K, and the magnesium contained in them has a positive effect on muscles and on the health of the nervous system. In addition, eating chard helps regulate blood glucose levels (you will avoid mood swings and hunger) and keep your blood pressure normal.