Watercress, Semi-Aquatic Vegetable, Antioxidant Rich Food

A semi-aquatic vegetation with a hollow stem and peppery taste. Often used raw, in salads, but in some culture used in soup dishes.

It is related to cabbage and mustard greens ... hence, its peppery taste.

Watercress' Main Nutrients

  • Antioxidant:    Vitamin (C,K), Beta-carotene, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin
  • Other:               Iron, Calcium, Iodine, Manganese, Vitamin (A,B,C,K), Folate, Water

Watercress ... growing in a pond

Interesting stuff on Watercress

Native of:

  • Europe and Asia

Now Found/Grown in:

  • Worldwide

It is considered a weed in some parts of the world.

Watercress for eyes, skin, hair and bones health

Examples of Health Benefits of Watercress

  • For eye health
  • For healthy skin
  • For healthy hair
  • Aids in managing arthritis
  • For bone health and prevention of brittle bones

Some precautions

  • In parts of the world where manure is used in its cultivation, there's a risk of parasite when eaten raw. Care must be taken to wash it thoroughly, before consumption.
  • May interfere with some drug's metabolism for some individuals, such as muscle relaxant drugs.

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