What's the Best Leafy Vegetable For Your Salad?

What's the Best Leafy Vegetable For Your Salad?
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A diet rich in lettuce and other greens is always a good idea, but not all leafy vegetables are created equal. If you're looking for salad and sandwich ingredients that pack a nutrient punch, it can be tricky to tell which types are the best. Many leafy vegetables are rich in vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. They can be an excellent source of vitamin K, which regulates blood clotting and promotes bone health, as well as anti-cancer antioxidants, heart-healthy fiber and water for hydration. From popular greens like romaine and iceberg to trendy kale, we get raw about the best and worst leafy vegetables for a healthy diet.

Check out our slideshow above to discover the best and worst leafy vegetables for your health.

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