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Is There Is A Way To Make Running And Workout Exciting?

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Running may not sound as fancy as cross training or HIT circuits, but it is always useful. Running on a treadmill is an effective way to burn belly fat. People, who lead a sedentary lifestyle with the amount of workout being walking from the workstation to the refrigerator and back, […]

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14 Superfoods That Are Even Healthier Than Kale

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14 Superfoods That Are Even Healthier Than Kale

photo courtesy: ourbodybook.com Kale’s the king of the health food world these days, and with good reason: it’s a cruciferous vegetable that boasts a ton of fiber and antioxidants, as well as cancer-fighting and detoxifying properties. It’s no wonder everyone’s adding it to their green smoothies and salads (yours truly […]

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Spinach

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Spinach

photo courtesy: pinterest.com   Nutrition Score: 86.43 Spinach is to kale what Michael Jordan is to LeBron James—the once unrivaled king now overshadowed by the hot new thing. But like MJ, spinach has a few more championship rings than its more current rival—primarily its position as a top source of […]

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Beet green

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Beet green

photo courtesy: pinterest.com   Nutrition Score: 87.08 Yes, the stuff they cut off and throw in the garbage before charging you an arm and a leg for “beet salad.” A scant cup of the bitter green serves up nearly 5 grams of fiber—that’s more than you’ll find in a bowl […]

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Chard

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Chard

photo courtesy: pinterest.com   Nutrition Score: 89.27 Chard. Sounds like “burnt.” It’s not as fun a name to drop as, say, “broccolini,” but it might be your best defense against diabetes. Recent research has shown that these powerhouse leaves contain at least 13 different polyphenol antioxidants, including anthocyanins–anti-inflammatory compounds that […]

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Chinese cabbage

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Chinese cabbage

photo courtesy: foodfoto.blog Nutrition Score: 91.99 Taking the silver medal in the powerfood Olympics is Chinese cabbage, also called Napa or celery cabbage. Rich sources of highly-available calcium and iron, cruciferous vegetables like the cabbage have the powerful ability to “turn off” inflammation markers thought to promote heart disease. In […]

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Watercress

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Watercress

photo courtesy: alamy.com   Nutrition Score: 100 The top dog, the unrivaled champion, the chairman of the cutting board, watercress may also be the closest thing yet to a true anti-aging food. Gram for gram this mild-tasting and flowery-looking green contains four times more beta carotene than an apple, and […]

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Chicory

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Chicory

photo courtesy: depositphotos.com   Nutrition Score: 73.36 Chicory is a family of bitter greens, but its most well-known member is radicchio, the small red or purple leaf that comes in a head about the size of a softball. It’s one of the best dietary sources of polyphenols—powerful micronutrients that serve […]

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Endive

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Endive

photo courtesy: pinterest.com   Nutrition Score: 76.29 Endive, commonly popular as escarole, is a green leafy-vegetable with a hint of bitter flavor. Nevertheless, this well-known salad plant is much more than just a leafy green; packed with numerous health benefiting plant nutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin A, etc. Botanically, […]

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Mustard green

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Mustard green

photo courtesy: livestrong.com   Nutrition Score: 71.29 Peppery, crispy mustard greens, also known as leaf mustards, is indeed one of the most nutritious green-leafy vegetables available around. Its lovely top greens have actually more vitamin A, carotenes, vitamin K, and flavonoid anti-oxidants than some of typical fruits and vegetables. This […]

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