Dear Madam, leafy greens we should eat raw or cooked to get best out of it?
Ans: Leafy greens are an important source of fiber, rich in vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin A, Vitamin C, iron, magnesium, potassium and calcium, has a high antioxidant content and boosts your immune system. Some leafy greens like lettuce, spinach, cabbage, broccoli and collard greens can be enjoyed raw in dishes like soups, salads and wraps. Eating raw leafy vegetables can be healthy and nutritious as they are rich in essential vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. But some like cauliflower, brussels and sprouts should be restrained in consuming it in a raw form as it may cause gastrointestinal issues. Incorporating a variety of leafy vegetables into your diet, both raw and cooked, can provide a wide range of nutrients and health benefits. If you have specific dietary concerns or health conditions, it is better to consider a nutrition/diet consultant or a professional in the field.