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Jan 04, 2013

Raise your hand if you've eaten or sipped on kale this week? Once a day? Twice a day? 

Post-holidays, my bet is most have upped their intake of greens this week. Good for you! See ya later sugar; 'tis time for more of Nature's candies!

With New Year's resolutions abound, kale is front page news in just about every health and fitness magazine and wellness blog I've read. And you know what, I hope it stays there. Media has a powerful way with words. They create a buzz and the public listens. And this time, I hope you're listening loud and clear. Kale is worth the hype!


                                                                                   photo credit: Amber Kercmar

One of the most highly nutritious vegetables, it is a fantastic source of carotenes (beta-carotene and lutein), vitamin C, B6, B1, B2, E, K, manganese, calcium, copper, and iron. And, as a result offers powerful anticancer benefits. Wow! We all should be eating and sipping kale regularly. 

How do you get your kale?

Me? I sneak it into almost every soup, toss it into any salad, high-speed blend it into fruit smoothies and juice it.

Cheers! To health, happiness and more greens in 2013!