Compared to 85g of equivalent mixed leaf salad
High in Vitamin K, A & C
Watercress contains twice the amount of Iron and nearly six times the amount of Vitamin C (vital for Iron absorption), more than twice the amount of Vitamin K and nearly three times the amount of Calcium than in a mixed leaf bag.
Bag for bag watercress outperforms
3 x 200g bags of mixed leaf salad are needed to get the equivalent quantity of Vitamin C as is in just 85g of Watercress
1 x 200g bag mixed leaf salad to get the equivalent quantity of Iron
1 x 130g bag baby spinach to get the equivalent quantity of Vitamin A as is found in an 85g bag Watercress
All values calculated with use of McCance & Widdowson Composition of Foods tables 7th Ed, in affiliation with Public Health England. This is the key reference tool used by health professionals and researchers. NutriticsR software used where no data available from this reference. All values are calculated using the Edible Conversion Factor which takes into account parts of the plant which may not be edible such as thick stalks. All values assume raw consumption.