A good rule to follow is to constantly mix up your greens when you are juicing or consuming green smoothies on a regular basis. There are many benefits of rotating greens. Fresh greens are full of fantastic nutrients but to achieve optimal health results it is best to rotate your greens, weekly is a good start. Here are a few popular greens divided in groups by their plant family so that you can discover the benefits of rotating greens for yourself. Each week select a few greens from one family, the following week move on to another and another and avoid all of the oxalate, alkaloid trouble.
Group 1: Kale, Arugula, Collard Greens, Cabbage, Bok Choy
Group 2: Spinach, Beet Greens, Swiss Chard
Group 3: Dandelion Greens, Romaine Lettuce, other lettuce types
Group 4: Celery, Cilantro, Parsley