List of Vegetables - Leafy Greens

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Green Leafy Vegetables

The following list of vegetables is a selection of leafy salad greens, herbs, sprouts, and edible weeds, that can be juiced, blended, and eaten for good health.

Rotate your salad greens

Many salad greens contain alkaloids. If the same leafy green vegetable is eaten every day then the alkaloids may build up and become harmful to the body. This can be avoided by eating a variety of leafy greens. It is recommend that you rotate your greens to prevent possible problems.

  • alfalfa
  • asparagus
  • baby spinach
  • basil
  • beetroot leaves
  • carrot tops
  • celery
  • chickweed
  • Chinese cabbage (bok choi)
  • clover
  • collard greens
  • coriander (cilantro)
  • dandelion
  • dill
  • endive - escarole, frisee
  • fennel
  • green lettuce
  • green cabbage
  • kale - curly leaf, plain leaf , and cavolo nero (black)
  • lambsquarters
  • lamb's lettuce (corn salad)
  • common mallow (malva sylvestris)
  • miner's lettuce (Montia perfoliata)
  • mint - peppermint and spearmint
  • mustard greens including mizuna
  • nettles
  • parsley - flat and curly leaf
  • plantain
  • purslane
  • radish leaves
  • red lettuce
  • rocket (arugula)
  • romaine lettuce
  • sunflower sprouts
  • swiss chard - red and green varieties
  • spinach

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