30/07/2014 13:19 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

This Video Will Help You Eat More Greens

Eating greens is healthy - it's the one diet truth we've heard since we were children and for good reason too.

Green vegetables are packed with vitamins, calcium, magnesium, potassium, zinc and fibre which work to improve brain function, clear the skin and boost the immune system. They're low in calories, high in nutrients and easy to pick up everywhere.

Also, as far as food trends go, greens - particularly kale - are one of the coolest things to eat right now. There's even a t-shirt line dedicated to getting us to eat more of the stuff.

Yet many of us still cringe at the sight of broccoli or Brussels sprouts.

So if you need some motivation to start loading your shopping trolley with leafy veg, watch the video above to see nutritionist Jane Coxwell explain how they can change your diet for the better. Her mantra? "You crave more green if you eat more green." Just saying it makes us feel healthier...


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