In the food world, the biggest celebrity of all might be kale—the Shakira of salads, the Lady Gaga of leafy greens. And yes, it really does have plenty of benefits—including high levels of folate and more calcium, gram for gram, than a cup of milk. But it’s actually not the healthiest green on the block.
Whether it’s walking to work, installing a low-flow showerhead, or recycling more often, it’s important to live a little more mindfully. The same holds true for your diet. Saturated in an alphabet of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, leafy greens are the MVPs of the supermarket produce section.