Why choose collard greens?
If you are looking to add a huge boost of nutrients, choose this recipe. The main component, collard greens, is packed with vitamins and minerals. It contains 250% of your daily value of vitamin A, 50% of your daily value of vitamin C, and also contains vitamin K and calcium. Vitamin A and C are great to consume during the falls because they are both powerful antioxidants that help with boosting immune health. Collard greens are also important for bone health by boosting calcium stores and vitamin K which act as a modifier of bone matrix protein and increases calcium absorption.
Not only are collard greens high in vitamins, but they also are low in calories and high in fiber. One cup, boiled, contains 62 calories, 11 grams of carb but 8 of them come from fiber.
If all of this info has not encouraged you to try collard greens, I am not sure what will.