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WATER CRESS/ GARDEN



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SCIENTIFIC NAME: NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE






General Description:

Cool running water is the growing ground for this member of the mustard family, which can often be found in the wild in and around streams and brooks. Watercress has small, crisp, dark green leaves. Its pungent flavor is slightly bitter and has a peppery snap. Watercress is available year-round and is customarily sold in small bouquets. Choose crisp leaves with deep, vibrant color. There should be no sign of yellowing or wilting. Refrigerate in a plastic bag (or stems-down in a glass of water covered with a plastic bag) for up to 5 days. Wash and shake dry just before using. Watercress may be used in salads, sandwiches, soups and a variety of cooked dishes. It's also a popular garnish, fast replacing the ubiquitous parsley.


NUTRIENT NOTES:

Serving Size Analyzed: 1 sprig



< (16)



GRAPH 1 (ABOVE). Total Calories (16) as part of a 2200 calorie daily dietary intake.

Protein (1.3 grams per 1 sprig )
Fat (0.35 grams per 1 sprig )
Carbohydrate (2.75 grams per 1 sprig )


CHART 1 (ABOVE). Macronutrient Breakdown By Percentage.




GRAPH 2 (ABOVE). Micronutrient breakdown as percentage of Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). Serving size: 1 sprig .


BLOOD TYPE DIET VALUES

Follow Secretor value if you do not know your secretor status.

TYPE A:
Secretor:
NEUTRAL

Non Secretor:
NEUTRAL


    TYPE B:
    Secretor:
    NEUTRAL

    Non Secretor:
    NEUTRAL


      TYPE AB:
      Secretor:
      NEUTRAL

      Non Secretor:
      NEUTRAL
      • This food is Diabetes SUPERBENEFICIAL for Type AB


      TYPE O:
      Secretor:
      NEUTRAL

      Non Secretor:
      NEUTRAL



        LECTIN CHARACTERIZATION:

        • No data on this food.


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        SPECIAL NOTE:
        • This food can be a significant source of vitamin A (4650 iu per 1 sprig .)
        • This food is a significant source of vitamin C (34.5 mgs. per 1 sprig )

        GENETIC MODIFICATIONNo data on this food.
        PESTICIDESNo data on this food.
        CONTAMINATIONNo data on this food.
        IRRADIATIONNo data on this food.
        ANTIOXIDANTS This food is considered to be rich in antioxidant flavonoids.
        ALLERGENSNo data on this food.
        GLYCEMIC INDEX This food has a low Glycemic Index.


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