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What can you eat on a kale diet?

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A diet that incorporates kale into it can include kale smoothies, kale chips, kale as a juice and kale salad. Kale can be substituted for any other vegetable a person would normally eat, but a diet that includes only kale is not sound, as restrictive diets do not allow for adequate nutrition. Including kale in an otherwise healthy diet, however, supplies the body with several valuable nutrients.

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Using kale as a food is something that can be done in a home kitchen and does not necessarily require buying prepared food with the vegetable. Kale smoothies are created by blending a few leaves of kale into a mixture of other greens or juices. To do this, mix both the leaves and stems of kale with other desired items in a high-speed blender.

A healthier version of potato chips can be made using kale. To do so, brush the leaves with oil and salt. Place leaves either in a food dehydrator or in an oven at the lowest possible temperature. If using an oven, leave the door cracked. One cup of raw kale has 3 grams of protein, 2.5 grams of fiber and several vitamins, including A, C, K and folate.

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