Gardening For Your Health
Check out some of the health benefits you’ll reap from these cool-season veggies you can grow in a cold frame.
Researchers found that the nitrates in this root vegetable help lower blood pressure and reduce oxygen uptake, so you feel less fatigued during exercise, such as yard work.
This hearty fall staple is a good source of vitamin C and can help lower cholesterol. Research shows that eating it raw or lightly sautéed may be the best way to preserve its power.
A study in the British Journal of Nutrition found that eating just half a cup of antioxidant-rich carrots daily may lower cardiovascular disease risk by about 32 percent.
This iron-rich dark leafy green is also packed with carotenoids, plant chemicals that promote eye health and may even protect the skin from sun damage.