Green vegetables are good sources of vitamins and antioxidants; they help to fight free radical causing cancer. It is recommended that you eat green vegetables at least 3 times a week.
A recent research from Penn State College of Medicine shows that compound found in broccoli and cabbage will help to fight skin cancers (such as melanoma) and cataracts.
The greener the vegetable, the better it is for you. Your best bets are broccoli, spinach (vitamin A, C, Calcium, and Iron) , green leafy vegetables, green beans, peas, salad greens like arugula (vitamin A, C and calcium), endive, and chicory ( vitamin K,C calcium).
While breastfeeding eating green vegetables helps moms have more nutritious milk. It also increases milk production.
Antioxidants are the key to your health, so go green!