The “indoles” in broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and other cruciferous vegetables may help protect against some types of cancers.
Leafy greens such as spinach and broccoli are excellent sources of folate, a B vitamin that helps reduce risk of birth defects.
With a colorful holiday coming, St. Patrick’s Day, try eating these delicious and nutritious green foods:Green apples Honeydew melon
Green beans Green onions
Brussel sprouts Green pepper
Green cabbage Spinach
Sources: What Color is Your Food? North Dakota State University Extension