Mustard Greens are one of the most nutritious green leafy vegetables and are packed with health promoting and disease preventing properties. They are exceptionally high in vitamins A, K, & C as well as minerals such as zinc, selenium, calcium, magnesium, and iron. Mustard greens are very beneficial for arthritis, osteoporosis, anemia, asthma, and cardiovascular disease.
They are also essential for aiding cognitive disorders such as brain fog, memory loss, and Alzheimer’s disease. Mustard Greens contains compounds called dithiolthiones which have strong anti-cancer properties and are particularly beneficial in the protection against breast, colon, prostate, lung, bladder, and ovarian cancers.
Mustard greens also have powerful anti-inflammatory properties and are an ideal food for helping auto-immune disorders such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme disease, Fibromyalgia, IBS, Endometriosis, Graves disease, and Multiple Sclerosis. Due to their incredibly high vitamin A content, mustard greens are amazing for eye and vision problems including age related macular degeneration, blurry vision, weak nighttime vision, and dry, itchy eyes.
Mustard greens can also help in preventing hair loss and strengthening the roots of your hair. They are also great for keeping your bones and muscles strong. Mustard greens are often used as a detoxifying food and as an overall tonic for the body, specifically the liver. Mustard greens have a spicy, rich flavor and are great juiced with celery and/or cucumbers or added to salads, wraps, nori rolls, soups, stews, or stir-fry.
They are also wonderful steamed. Mustard greens are available in several red and green varieties and can range from mild to spicy hot. They can be found are your local supermarket, farmer’s market, asian market, health food store, and specialty produce stores.
This item posted: 24-Apr-2015
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