Four Reasons to Add More Veggies to Your Diet
It’s no big surprise that research shows that 87% of Americans don’t eat their recommended two to three cups of vegetables daily. In fact, most people eat less than a cup-and-a-half. Getting enough veggies can boost your health in more ways than one. Here are four reasons to up your intake ASAP:
Veggies make you more attractive
At least according to a handful of studies from different universities. Because they help improve circulation, eating more produce can help give you that healthy natural glow.
- Veggies can help support your workouts
Eating more vegetables can help boost your performance in the gym and on the playing field. They can help increase endurance and shorten recovery time after a hard workout.
- Veggies can improve your mood
A study in New Zealand recently found that eating more vegetables helped people feel more energized, calmer and happier. Another study showed that larger produce intake increased feelings of mental well being.
- Veggies can give you more energy
Eating more vegetables can rev up your overall energy level—especially when you eat them instead of refined carbs and processed food.