Purple kale, in its beauty and texture, is a vegetable that definitely rises above the ordinary. This salad is rich in health-acclaimed purple pigmented, anthocyanins.
This delicious, healthy smoothie features spinach and kale—the cancer-fighting greens that keep you going—as well as sweet grapes, a pear, orange and banana. Ingredients 1 cup cleaned spinach leaves, firmly packed 1 cup cleaned kale, roughly chopped, firmly packed 1 cup green seedless grapes 1 Bartlett pear – core, stem and seeds removed 1 orange … Read More
Watercress, Chinese cabbage and Swiss chard dominated favorites like kale, tomatoes and berries in a new study on nutrient density. Eating low-calorie, nutrient-dense veggies raw can help you lose weight if you don’t like vegetables. But for a healthier diet, dietitian Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD, recommends a variety of veggies and fruit. Each has … Read More
Kale and spinach — both “super veggies” — are packed with nutrients because they’re leafy greens. To find out if one or the other is better for your heart, we asked Heart & Vascular Institute dietitians Julia Zumpano, RD, LD, and Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD. See the results of our Health Hub Knockout … Read More
If you’re gonna blend up a Bloody Mary, why not sneak in some omega-3 fatty acids to boost the nutrients? The secret ingredient: kale. This leafy green is an excellent natural source of omega-3 fatty acids, which aids memory and protects your heart and joints. That said, drink the alcohol in moderation so you don’t … Read More