06 May 2014


Look: Watercress is characterized by its long, hollow stem and small round green leaves....

Taste: This green is peppery with a tangy flavor.

Nutrition Factor: Watercress is known to have many health benefits. In addition to being an excellent source of iron, calcium, vitamin A, vitamin C and folic acid, it is thought that watercress may act as a diuretic, an expectorant, and a digestive aid.

Fun Fact: In his 1617 publication of The Surgeon’s Mate, John Woodall recommended watercress as a potential remedy for scurvy.

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