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2. Leafy Greens

All leafy green vegetables have low GI scores. Lettuce, spinach, kale and collard greens all score under ten on the index. Leafy greens also contain many important vitamins and antioxidants. Everyone should include vegetables in their meals, meeting the recommended minimum of five servings per day. Three of those five should be leafy green vegetables.

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