Vitamins C and K are prominent in watercress. Both thrive in leafy greens and have several benefits.
Vitamin K, a lesser-known nutrient, helps with blood clotting and bone health. This vitamin is found in leafy greens like watercress.
A research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that consuming 85 grams of raw watercress daily for 8 weeks reduced DNA damage and boosted antioxidant status, which may reduce cancer risk.
Animal studies demonstrate that watercress extract lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides, protecting the heart.
A more comprehensive meta-analysis of human research found that eating lots of greens decreases cardiovascular disease.
Finally, a recent study examined how watercress in a moderately high-fat meal (40% calories from fat) affected healthy men's blood sugar.
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