Community Greens

People of all colors discussing evergreen ideas.

The Healthiest Foods You Can Eat

Arranged Vegetables Creating a FaceI am beginning to realize I am only green around the edges. Sure, I am a community gardens/farms advocate and have helped folks set up lots of organic gardens using Square Foot Gardening techniques. I grow food and have a grow box full of herbs next to my door which I regularly raid for cooking. This year I am growing micro greens on the kitchen counter. I am careful, but not scrupulous, about what I eat but it wasn’t until I ran across the list of The Best Super Foods on Earth that I realized I could tweak my diet to make myself a lot healthier. There are other lists out there and you will note there are several omissions here, like Acai berries, that lately been touted as a super food. For discussion, let’s use this list from Heal With Food as a starting point.

You can go directly to the articles by clicking the links in the list below or you can go to the main article What Are The  Healthiest Foods You Can Eat.  Whatever you do, make yourself healthier. Add more of these healthy foods to your diet. You can also print the Community Green Healthiest Foods PDF.

What Are The Healthiest Foods You Can Eat

Almonds – Health Benefits & Nutritional Properties of Sweet Almonds
Bilberries – Health Benefits of Bilberries
Black Beans – Health Benefits of Eating Black Turtle Beans
Black salsify – Health Benefits of Black Salsify Root (Scorzonera Hispanica)
Blood Oranges – Health Benefits of Blood Oranges
Broccoli – Health Benefits of Broccoli: Nutritional Value Beyond Vitamins
Burdock Root – Burdock Root is Edible and It Offers Numerous Health Benefits
Cannellini Beans – Health Benefits of Cannellini Beans
Carrots – Health Benefits of Eating Carrots
Chia Oil – Health Benefits and Culinary Uses
Chia Seeds –Why Chia Seeds Are Good for You – as well as the Complete Nutritional Profile of Chia Seeds
Dragon Fruit – Dragon Fruit: Nutritional Value, Health Benefits and Calorie Count
Garland Chrysanthemum – Garland Chrysanthemum Leaves: Nutrition and Health Benefits
Garlic – Healing Properties and Medicinal Uses
Green Tea – Health Benefits of Green Tea (and Why Loose Leaves Are Superior)
Jerusalem artichokes – Jerusalem Artichokes: Health Benefits & Nutritional Properties
Kale – Health Benefits of Kale: Why Kale is Superfood No 1
Mandarin Oranges – Health Benefits of Mandarin Oranges Such as Tangerines and Clementines
Manzano Bananas – Manzano Bananas: Nutrition Facts & Health Benefits
Matcha Powder –Matcha has strong anti-oxidant, anti-aging and anti-cancer properties
Mushrooms – Health Benefits of Eating Mushrooms
Navel Oranges – Health Benefits of Navel Oranges (Sweet Oranges)
Oca root – Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits
Passion Fruit Seeds – Health Benefits of Passion Fruit Seeds
Prunes – Health Benefits of Prunes
Red Kidney Beans – Health Benefits of Eating Red Kidney Beans
Red Onions – Health Benefits of Eating Red Onions
Root Chicory – Medicinal Uses of Inulin from the Chicory Root
Shrimp – Health Benefits of Eating Shrimp
Watercress –Healing Properties of Watercress
White Beans – Health Benefits of White Beans (Navy Beans)

Filed under: Community Green, Food, Health, , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Bissel Gardens
MillionTreesNYC - Make NYC Even Cooler

Flicker Photostream

143-DSC_0238

142-DSC_0235

141-DSC_0234

More Photos

Find Your Community Garden

Anyone can join a garden. With more than 600 gardens across the five boroughs, potential members and volunteers should choose carefully. To aid in your search, GreenThumb has provided a Garden Finder from GardenMaps.

Vegetable Growing Guides

Kim Beazer’s Nature’s Nurses

Nature's Nurses

Black Urban Growers

Bronx River Alliance
GaiaSoil

Contact Us

Contact Form

Email

czvasser@yahoo.com

Get Community Greens.

“Even though this planet is round, there are just too many spots where you can find yourself hanging onto the edge, unless there’s some space, some place to take a breather for a while.” –Gloria Naylor

GentriGhetto

The Future of Spofford

Morris High School

Farm BuildApril 28th, 2017
10:00 am – 1:00 pm also Fridays in May

Bronx River Alliance

Bronx River FlotillaJuly 15th, 2017
22 days to go.

Community Greens Photos

Chuck Vasser on Docs.com

CG @ Docs.com

Community Greens on Docs.com

BasketballNY

50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary

Originally posted on NY S.U.B.O.A.:
Join us for the 50th Anniversary Banquet at Villa Barone June 23-8pm

NYBasketball

Fried Chicken & Philosophy

cl_butterfly_12

The Butterfly Project