Super Foods for Kids

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  • Bok choy;
  • Romaine;
  • Swiss chard; or
  • Kale.

Iceberg lettuce doesn't count as a green leafy vegetable, by the way. It is comprised mostly of water and you will notice it isn't actually green in color, if you really look at it.

Whole Grain Bread

Whole grain bread is full of polyphenol antioxidants, healthful compounds derived from plants. Grab a loaf of bread that lists actual whole grains in the first 3 ingredients, not anything that says "enriched," "refined," or has anything ending in "-ose." Avoid wheat breads until you are sure your child does not have a wheat allergy, which have become quite common for children.