When it comes to superfoods, we are stumped why hardly anyone is talking about watercress. With all these 8 health benefits it should be everyone’s menu.
Do you like watercress? Are you used to eating it?
If you answered no to at least one of these questions, then maybe this video will change your mind.
It’s a green leafy vegetable with a very unique aroma and flavor, and it’s considered to be one of the healthiest foods on the planet. The Center For Disease Control conducted a study in which they tried to define the most nutritious foods found in nature. They analyzed seventeen nutrients that are naturally found in foods, like vitamins and minerals, as well as fiber and proteins.
The results were interesting—watercress came in first place, beating all cruciferous vegetables, fruits, and greens.
In order to obtain these benefits you should eat watercress as often as possible at meal time. It’s easy to prepare and can be added to your diet in salads or smoothies.
It’s important to remember that eating too much watercress increases the probability of abortion, stomach discomfort, and urinary tract infections. It’s not recommended for pregnant women or people with gastritis or renal problems.
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