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Greens Primer

Health Notes from Dr. Liz

Sunday, March 11th, 2007 @ 1:57 PM

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