A staple topic for DiseaseProof are the many benefits of eating leafy green vegetables—just look at all the posts:
I’m sure in a few months we’ll have double that! And news like this will certainly help get us there. According to the Associated Press new research shows eating green leafy vegetables including spinach, kale, and collards may help slow the mental decline associated with getting older
. Lindsey Tanner reports:
On measures of mental sharpness, older people who ate more than two servings of vegetables daily appeared about five years younger at the end of the six-year study than those who ate few or no vegetables.
Researchers believe that the healthy amounts of vitamin E contained in leafy greens help fight chemicals that damage cells. Behold the power of the green!