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Watercress (30 g)

R17.00

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Organically Grown on Terra Madre Farm. Watercress is a green leaf vegetable rich in vitamins and minerals and from the same family as kale and broccoli.

HEALTH
BENEFITS

It’s rich in provitamin A

Watercress is rich in beta-carotene, or provitamin A, which is converted to vitamin A in the body. This vitamin is important for vision, iron metabolism, the immune system, and healthy skin.

Watercress is also:

  • A source of vitamin B9 (cell renewal, which is very important for pregnant women for the development of the fetus, growing children, and people recovering from illness).
  • A source of vitamin C (the immune system, collagen formation, energy, the nervous system, fatigue, iron absorption)
  • A source of calcium (healthy bones, muscle contraction, blood coagulation, energy). It is very easy to digest.
  • A source of iron (cognitive function, red blood cells, the immune system, energy, lowers fatigue)

Watercress also contains:

  • Glucosinolates
  • Zinc
  • Magnesium
  • Antioxidants: Zeaxanthin, lutein, and flavonoids