Include young rocket leaves in salads, garnishes, sandwiches for a mild peppery kick. This fast growing and easy crop gives the same health benefits as broccoli, kale & brussels sprouts but is waaaaaaaaay easier to grow.
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Source of antioxidants (lutein and zeaxanthin), Vitamin C, K and A as well as fibre, folate and iron.
Potential health benefits
– Improves digestion as the bitter taste stimulates digestive juices and enzymes. Tip: Consume a handful of rocket squeezed with lemon before meals
– High vitamin K content helps to regulate blood clotting, blood pressure and ensure calcium is anchored to bones for strength.
– Antioxidants, lutein and zeaxanthin protect against macular degeneration
Holistic Nutritionist BHSc (Nut Med)
Mindful & Co Cronulla