leafy vegetable


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n leafy vegetable any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
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In literature:

In leafy regions, blessed with copious rains, we learn to measure the productive capacity of the soil by its natural vegetation.
"Steep Trails" by John Muir
Cleared forest lands, especially those in which the black leafy, or vegetable mould is found to considerable depth.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Good results follow the use of nitrogen on grass sods and on leafy vegetables like spinach.
"A Living from the Land" by William B. Duryee
This vegetable looks like a leafy turnip growing above ground.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Cabbages and all leafy vegetables lose much more, as the water gets right through every portion of them.
"The Natural Cure of Consumption, Constipation, Bright's Disease, Neuralgia, Rheumatism," by Charles Edward Page
In general, it may be stated that the leafy vegetables have more antiscorbutic power than the roots or the tubers.
"Scurvy Past and Present" by Alfred Fabian Hess

In news:

Plenty of vegetables low in vitamin K. I understand that someone taking Coumadin is told to restrict or eliminate leafy green vegetables because of the vitamin K content.
Beef, leafy vegetables also big sources of foodborne illness.
Leafy green vegetables are good for you.
If you've gotten the feeling that there are more contaminated leafy green vegetables out there than there used to be, new numbers from federal researchers suggest you're right.
How to select, store, and cook the leafy vegetable.
Rather than eat a high-carbohydrate, low-fat diet , he adopted what he and other enthusiasts call a Paleolithic diet , eating as primitive humans did — eg, beef, pork, chicken, leafy green vegetables.
Leafy green vegetables are good for you .
Alterrus Systems aims to produce 500 pounds of leafy green vegetables per day in its 6,000-square-foot greenhouse atop a parking garage in downtown Vancouver.
The leafy green vegetable has been around for centuries, but now it seems to be everywhere.
Last week for SN, I wrote about the mainstream success of kale and other dark green leafy vegetables.
For a vegetable dissident, this leafy green presents a challenge in winter.
Tulsa district has developed recipes featuring red, orange and leafy green vegetables.
Leafy vegetables make great-tasting salads -- and sumptuous floral-shaped stamps, too.
John Contratti shows Lucinda how to prepare a favorite recipe for sauteed leafy vegetables topped with chickpeas and walnuts.
This spring try growing leafy greens, one of the easiest vegetables to grow.