DANDELION GREENS: THE SUPER FOOD REVISITED
The enduring image of a child blowing the seeds off a dandelion carrying the dreams, thoughts, and wished for a loved one. Who would have that the dandelion green is also a potent source of nutrients? Studies conducted on the dandelion greens have found that it displayed chemical properties to fight inflammation and carries anti-cancer properties. They are highly recommended by doctors as a super food as it can be used to purify the blood, prevent gallstones and piles.
Regarded as a super tonic food dandelion green is packed with awesome benefits. It is rich in iron, low in calories, high in antioxidants, minerals, proteins, vitamins A, E, K and hugely loaded with B vitamins. This leafy green is a must for all vegans looking for a plant-based protein and B vitamins substitute.
Read below for three benefits of this vegetable and share with us your dandelion wishes.
- The extracts of the dandelion root flower were found to block invasion of both breast cancer cells and prostate cancer cells.
- As a natural diuretic, dandelion green has been used for conditions such as cardiovascular and kidney diseases to reduce edema and blood pressure.
- Dandelion greens provide anti-inflammatory properties and medical studies show that its chemical component significantly suppressed nitric oxide, prostaglandins, and cytokines.
Now packed on some dandelion green either as a salad, smoothie or tea in your diet knowing you are giving your health an incredible positive boost.
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Sources and References
1. For the full article please reference to: Super Food Dandelion Green (n.d.), Retrieved from <http://blogs.naturalnews.com/dandelion-greens-fight-inflammation-show-anti-cancer-properties-studies/>
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