Eating Well: 6 Amazing Beneftis

For as long as there have been children, they have been complaining about vegetables! In 2018 though, we know full well the amazing benefits of eating healthy, and often this habit starts at a young age. So why exactly should you eat nutrient rich vegetables? Today we look at 7 reasons, but rest assured there are MANY more! 

1. Low fat and low calories are two benefits of eating veggies. Being low in these two categories doesn't mean low in taste though! There are many options to cook veggies in a healthy way, which bring out their natural flavors and preserve the nutrients they contain. 

2. Have high blood pressure? Potassium rich veggies may help naturally lower your blood pressure! 

3. Vitamin C, a vitamin found in many veggies helps in wound healing and immune system boosting.

4. MANY people are afraid of the "C" word"(cancer), yet don't eat healthy, which is now scientifically proven to help reduce many types of cancer. 

5. The leading cause of death in the United States is heart disease, which can be drastically reduced by eating a diet rich in veggies!

6. Obesity is an epidemic in the USA, as is Type 2 Diabetes. BOTH can be drastically reduced by eating plenty of vegetables. 

So eat your veggies and then, when you are done, eat some more! It is one easy way for you to be the healthiest version of you!