Green is Great

By Sinchana Holla and Sophie Schwarz

  1. Extra spearmint gum

As the most popular flavor of gum, it has its first place podium for a reason. Chewing mint gum not only helps keep your mouth clean, provide better breath, and strengthens your jaw muscles, but it also helps increase your focus and productivity.

  1. Avocado

Although commonly mistaken as a vegetable, avocados are a fruit with many healthy nutrients. Some studies say carotenoids, monounsaturated fats, potassium, and fiber (all found in avocados) have been associated with providing a reduced risk of chronic diseases. Avocados can be used to make the best breakfast ever: avocado toast, or used for guacamole, salads, and many more. 

  1. Gogo squeez applesauce

A quick snack that provides immense satisfaction. With zero added sugars, this applesauce can give one that needs a boost when wishing for a snack. A bonus includes the fact that the snack is hands-free, mess-free, and if needed, can be closed and finished later. 

  1. Kiwi

This fruit is often overlooked and underrated. Kiwis are very easy to eat because the seeds offer no hindrance. One can make kiwi smoothies, use it in a salad, muffins, and many more. Kiwis are high in vitamin C, dietary fiber, and provide a variety of health benefits. This tart fruit can support heart health, digestive health, and immunity.

  1. Greens 

When people think of green food, they often think of foods like spinach, kale, and broccoli. Although these may seem nasty and disgusting to some people, there are many ways to eat these foods. A common way of eating greens is putting them into smoothies. When you disguise a handful of greens with fruits such as strawberries, pineapple, and mangos, you can’t even taste the greens.