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Greens Primer

Health Notes from Dr. Liz

March 11, 2007

This is the time of year to eat “green.” Green leafy veggies, that is. These wondrous leaves are packed with traditional vitamins and minerals, along with a host of phytonutrients known to ward off a variety of ailments from Alzheimer’s to certain types of cancer. Whether you use them as a base for fresh salads, as a cooked side dish or for colorful sandwich fillings, greens are “in” this spring!

Here are some favorites:

Dr. Liz Applegate Ph.D.

Director of Sports Nutrition, UC Davis