The Greens - The Greens Chlorophyll: Good Sources: watercress, leeks, arugula, parsley Benefits: Present in virtually every green plant food (even pistachios!), this may decrease the risk of liver cancer. Cooking Tip: Leeks are milder than onions; thinly sliced, they make a delicious addition to salads. Apigenin and Luteolin: Good Sources: celery, parsley Benefits: This pair's neuroprotective properties may fight diseases like Alzheimer's. Cooking Tip: Add parsley to salads. Sliced celery,
The Oranges - Good Source: turmeric Benefits: An added perk to take-out curry: The antioxidant properties of curcumin may help counter the body’s negative responses to high-fat foods. Cooking Tip: Mix the spice into salad dressings or sprinkle it on cooked vegetables such as kale and cauliflower.
It takes your body more energy to burn off these foods than the calories they bring into your body = weight loss!