DARK LEAFY GREEN VEGETABLES SUCH AS SPINACH
When you exercise, you might not sustain any injury as such, like a cut or a wound, but the wear and tear of your muscles are also a form of injury. You need white blood cells to prevent infections, so you need vitamin A to keep the white blood cells in good shape. Spinach has vitamin A. Long story cut short, eating like Popeye will make you like him.
- Low in fat and even lower in cholesterol
- Spinach is high in niacin and zinc
- Protein, fibre
- Vitamins A, C, E and K
- Thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and manganese
BEANS AND PULSES
Pulses include beans, lentils and peas. They’re a cheap, low-fat source of protein, fibre, iron, vitamins and minerals, and count towards your recommended 5 daily portions of fruit and vegetables. A pulse is an edible seed that grows in a pod. … chickpeas (chana or garbanzo beans).