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Old 03-11-2013, 02:00 PM   #1
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A friend of mine was posting on facebook about a green diet that she was on. She said just include one green item with every meal and snack you eat. Like having a spinach smoothie with your breakfast, a kiwi for a snack, green tea with your lunch, a greens salad with supper. She said that it gives off more energy and she feels wonderful now. Anyone tried this out?
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:24 PM   #2
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Green vegetables tend to have certain valuable nutrients and good fiber (bt so do most colorful veggies and fruits).

Nothing magical in it, but it's not a bad idea.
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Old 03-12-2013, 06:48 PM   #3
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I agree if you eat good then you will be fine. I do not see a need to include green foods in your diet at every meal.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:51 PM   #4
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Yes its called eating healthy and it sucks
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Old 03-13-2013, 08:42 AM   #5
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If I had to "go on a diet", it'd probably be something like a rainbow diet meets paleo meets IIFYM...

Actually yeah, that wouldn't be too far off. FWIW, I believe the "rainbow" approach to be wiser than the "green", but then, a nutritionist I ain't. Just trying to eat more every day, lol.
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i eat a lot of kale, spinach, and asparagus. simple green veggies for nonsoluble fiber. but i dont consume smoothies or kiwis...
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I too think that a diet full of the rainbow would be so much healthier. I can not see yourself just limited to the color green.
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If I had to "go on a diet", it'd probably be something like a rainbow diet meets paleo meets IIFYM...

Actually yeah, that wouldn't be too far off. FWIW, I believe the "rainbow" approach to be wiser than the "green", but then, a nutritionist I ain't. Just trying to eat more every day, lol.

^^This.
Basically adding A LOT more fruits and veggies to your diet, in combination with lean protein and healthy fats....But as long as IIFYM.
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