Monday, September 12, 2011

Health Benefits Of Watercress

Health Benefits Of Watercress

The health benefits of watercress are amazing! Check this out:

Nutrient Content


  • B1
  • B2
  • B6
  • C
  • A
  • E
  • K


  • Manganese
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Potassium
  • Copper
  • Iodine


  • Carotenes
  • Fiber

Disease Prevention

  • Fights cancer with potent anticancer compounds
  • Promotes vision and overall eye health with carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin
  • Stabilizes cholesterol and blood pressure
  • Improves cardiovascular health
  • Decreases incidence of breast cancer in women

Increased Vitality

  • Increases sexual energy and enhances fertility
  • Improves memory, mental sharpness and slows the onset of old age
  • Cleanses the blood
  • Accelerates the production of breast milk

Delicious Ways To Eat

  • Wash and eat raw!
  • Add to salads
  • Use in sandwiches instead of lettuce
  • Mix with pasta dishes
  • Add as garnish to meat and fish dishes
  • Use as one component of a filler for dumplings
  • Puree into a tasty and healthy dipping sauce
  • Add to soups

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