Useful properties of arugula
Useful properties of arugula, this still unpopular vegetable in our country, slowly and surely became a symbol of refined and selected taste.
Fresh greenery in combination with nut aroma and spicy flavor similar to mustard makes it an ideal component of any green salads, pasta, pizza and other dishes coming from Italian cuisine.
Besides rich flavor, arugula and enjoyed countless beneficial ingredients. Distant relative of cabbage, cauliflower and turnips have a small amount of calories that are offset by large amounts of nutrients.
Its healing properties are mostly due to large amounts of vitamin C. It is a powerful antioxidant that increases the body’s defenses. In addition it helps to clear toxins wrote „Gotvach.bg“.
Beta-carotene in arugula is processed by the body and converted into vitamin A. anticancer anticancer qualities and Sulforaphane in vegetables. This makes it the number one food fight many diseases.
In arugula detected more vitamins B2, B5, B6, and lots of fiber. Deficiency of vitamin B leads to unexplained fatigue and sluggishness. Regular intake of arugula regulates the metabolism and helps the body cope with fatigue.
Salad of arugula is recommended predisposed or already suffering from anemia. It brings valuable body dose of iron.
The ingredients of arugula make it a wonderful food for any diet. In 100 g of vegetables contains only 25 calories. Bitter taste also promotes excretion of toxins.
Another interesting benefit of arugula in favor of mothers. It contains what they need folic acid. 100 grams of salad provides half the daily ration of it.
The most useful is fresh arugula, coarsely shredded. Seasoned with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and parmesan. If the taste is too spicy for your senses, then the best use it as a seasoning to the salad of lettuce or spinach. Arugula fits most with Mediterranean products. What contents arugula:
Arugula is rich in vitamins A, C and K, calcium and potassium, sodium, phosphorus and magnesium, organic acids and essential oils. Unusually for leaf vegetables, arugula contains large amounts of omega-3 fatty acid.