The benefits of green leafy vegetables: ideal for weight management as they are typically low in calories.
They are useful in reducing the risk of cancer and heart disease since they are low in fat, high in dietary fiber and rich in folic acid, vitamin C, potassium and magnesium. Leafy greens also contain a host of phytochemicals (compounds necessary to our health that are only found in plants).
Just one daily serving of green leafy vegetables can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease by 11%.
The jalapeno has Capsaicin. Capsaicin is anti‐inflammatory and promotes healthy blood flow. It also increases energy expenditure after consumption so skip the afternoon espresso and have a juice with peppers.