To begin, Arugula is a peppery, distinctive-tasting green that is also popularly known as Italian Cress, Rucola, or Salad Rocket. This delicious green is a nutrient-dense food that is high in fiber, and phytochemicals, low in sugar, calories, and carbohydrates, and low in fats. Also, the Arugula vegetable is considered to be a cousin to broccoli, kale, and cabbage. Related: Health Benefits of Eating Arugula
Nutritional Value of eating Arugula: In 100g of fresh arugula leaves, you will be able to have the following nutritional values, 25 calories, 3.65 grams of carbohydrates, about 2.5 grams of protein, and 1.6 grams of dietary fiber.
Here are some health benefits of eating Arugula:
Firstly, Arugula contains a good amount of vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate which are nutrients that are very good for a healthy heart. Equally, this vegetable contains Vitamin K, which helps to boost heart health by pushing enough calcium into your bones. Secondly, Arugula is a low-calorie vegetable that is very good at aiding with weight loss and keeping your weight in check. Arugula contains a good amount of fiber and fewer carbohydrates which makes it a good option for weight loss.
Furthermore, according to studies and research, Arugula contains beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin nutrients, which protects the eyes from high-intensity illumination and UV rays that could damage the eyes. These nutrients also, help protect the eyes against age-related macular degeneration and night vision. In continuation, researchers have found out that Arugula vegetable is very beneficial for pregnant women because, this vegetable contains iron, folate, calcium, protein, vitamins A, B, and C, magnesium, and zinc, which are very important nutrients for pregnant women. Note that, eating arugula during the early weeks of pregnancy is good for fetal development. Lastly, arugula is full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds which help protect your skin.
Amazing benefits but have never tasted it
Waooo very interesting. There’s a grass olaround here which looks almost like this one but in not to sure. The one here my mum usually gives me when my stomach is bitting. Waooo this one has so many vitamins my mum really needs it because she has some problems with her eyes
Thank you for sharing mummy
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Wow wow wow. My first hearing of this and the I’m already wanting to eat it already. The health benefits are so good and it’s a very rich vegetables in interns of nutrients and vitamin
Wow very rich in vitamins
Thank you ma for this beautiful knowledge
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Amazing benefits but have never tested thanks mum
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Mom I don’t know this leave. But thanks for sharing it’s health benefits
Wow great benefits but have never tasted thanks mum
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Thank you so much Doc. Please any common name here I can’t really make it out
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Woooooow mommy thanks ohhh, but I have never seen this green
Thanks ooh but don’t know it
Quite amazing i shall do everything to find out the local name of this vegetable plant because the benefits are really interesting.
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Thanks for sharing this ma, we use to eat this in the village back then we call it chinese
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