St. Patrick's Day

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, Krispy Kreme is covering their doughnuts in green glaze. That's right - they are making green doughnuts.  

This made us here at ACSH wonder.... why are we turning our junk food green when we have plenty of great green foods available already? And, what makes food that is green everyday - not just on St. Patrick's Day - so great? 

Green foods that are naturally green (without green icing) like leafy vegetables (collards, mustard greens, turnip greens, chard, spinach, and kale) are rich in vitamins A, C, E, and K. They are also high in folate which is critical during prenatal care to prevent birth defects. Additionally, broccoli and bok choy have B-vitamins. So, there is no need to buy those expensive bottles of pills at GNC to get your...