Nature’s First Aid
Rich in Health-Promoting Nutrients
Watercress belongs to a powerhouse group classed as ‘superfoods’ – foods which are especially rich in nutrients, antioxidants or phytochemicals (bioactive plant compounds) – and therefore pack more of a nutritional punch. Of these elite veg, watercress is ranked number one, making it the best of the best for your health.
Bursting with essential vitamins and minerals, gram for gram, watercress gives you…
– More vitamin C than oranges
– More vitamin E than broccoli
– More calcium than whole milk
Here comes the science
Over time scientific studies have revealed more and more about the power of watercress – and it’s compelling stuff. Not only has it been found to reverse signs of ageing in the skin – see Beauty News – research has also highlighted a significant link between watercress and cancer prevention.