Nutrition · The natural pharmacy

What can veggies do for you?

Avocado

Reduces cholesterol, lowers risk of kidney failure and heart disease, prevents cancer, promotes skin health, helps reduce inflammation, improves digestion and fights constipation, helps with weight loss.

Good source of pantothenic acid, dietary fibre, vitamin K, copper, folate, vitamin B6, potassium, vitamin E, and vitamin C.

Artichoke

Improves liver function, lowers cholesterol, improves digestion, lowers blood pressure, promotes bones health, boost the immune system, rich in antioxidants.

Good source of vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin B-6,B-12, A, E, D and vitamin K; and minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc, sodium, potassium, manganese, phosphorus and zinc.

Arugula / Rocket

Lowers risk of cancer, prevents osteoporosis, enhances athletic performance, promotes heart, skin and bone health.

Good source of Protein, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Zinc and Copper. Excellent source of dietary fibre, Vitamin A,Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus,Potassium and Manganese.

Asparagus

Prevents birth defects during pregnancy, cures hangover, stress and anxiety, lowers the risk of diabetes and heart disease; it’s a brain booster and a natural diuretic, helps fight cancer.

Very good source of dietary fibre, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, potassium, choline, vitamin A, zinc, iron, protein, vitamin B6, and pantothenic acid. Excellent source of vitamin K, folate, copper, selenium, vitamin B2, vitamin C, and vitamin E. 

Aubergine

Lowers cholesterol, helps manage weight, boosts brain function, reduces blood pressure and prevents type-2 diabetes.

Good source of manganese, vitamin B6, niacin, potassium, folate and vitamin K. Very good source of dietary fibre, vitamin B1 and copper.

Beetroot

Improves blood pressure, prevents heart disease, improves stamina and endurance performance, boost brain function, detoxify the body and clean the blood, help fight chronic diseases, improves digestion.

Excellent source of folate. Very good source of manganese, potassium and copper. Good source of dietary fibre, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin C, iron and vitamin B6.

Bell pepper

Promotes eyes/skin/hair health, balances the mood, boosts the immune system, helps sleep, relieves chronic pain, helps prevent heart disease and diabetes, helps with weight loss.

Excellent source of vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids),vitamin C and vitamin B6. Very good source of folate, molybdenum, vitamin E, dietary fibre, vitamin B2, pantothenic acid, niacin and potassium.

Broccoli

Helps prevent cancer, lowers cholesterol, reduces inflammation and allergic reactions, promotes bone and heart health, boosts the immune system, helps with   digestion, maintains low blood sugar, curbs overeating, powerful antioxidant.

Very good source of dietary fibre, vitamin B6, vitamin E, manganese, phosphorus, choline, vitamin B1, vitamin A, potassium and copper. Good source of vitamin B1, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, zinc, calcium, and iron.

Brussels sprouts

Help detoxifying your body, helps lower cholesterol and the risk of cancer, improves bones/skin/eye health, helps manage diabetes

Excellent source of vitamin C and vitamin K. Very good source of numerous nutrients including folate, manganese, vitamin B6, dietary fibre, choline, copper, vitaminB1, potassium, phosphorus and omega-3 fatty acids.

Cabbage

Helps detoxify the body, regulates sugar levels, boosts brain function and the immune system, helps with weight loss, improves heart health, promotes skin and hair health, has anti-inflammatory properties.

Excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin B6. Very good source of manganese, dietary fibre, potassium, vitamin B1, folate and copper.

Carrots

Improves vision, helps fight cancer, slows down signs of ageing, promotes healthier skin, cleanses the body, protects teeth and gums, prevents stroke.

Very good source of biotin, vitamin K, dietary fibre, molybdenum, potassium, vitamin B6 and vitamin C. They are a good source of manganese, niacin, vitamin B1, phosphorus, folate, copper, vitamin E and vitamin B2.

Cauliflower

Boosts heart and brain health, fights cancer, helps detoxify the body, improves digestion, has anti-inflammatory properties.

Excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, pantothenic acid, and vitamin B6. Very good source of choline, dietary fibre, omega-3 fatty acids, manganese, phosphorus, and biotin.

Celery

Reduces inflammation and bad cholesterol, keeps you calm, lowers blood pressure, increases sex drive, helps fight cancer, helps with weight loss, promotes eye health.

Excellent source of vitamin K and molybdenum. Very good source of folate, potassium, dietary fibre, manganese and pantothenic acid. Good source of vitamin B2, copper, vitamin C, vitamin B6, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and vitamin A (carotenoids).

Courgette

Improves digestion and heart health, has anti-inflammatory properties, helps balance thyroid function, helps maintain eye health, helps control diabetes.

Good source of protein, vitamin A, thiamin, niacin, phosphorus and copper. A very good source of dietary fibre, vitamin C, vitamin K, riboflavin, vitamin B6, folate, magnesium, potassium and manganese.

Cucumber

Hydrates the body, relieves bad breath, fights cancer, cures hangovers, helps with weight loss, cures diabetes, reduces cholesterol, controls blood pressure, promotes joint health.

Excellent source of vitamin K and molybdenum. Very good source of the pantothenic acid. Good source of copper, potassium, manganese, vitamin C, phosphorus, magnesium, biotin and vitamin B1.

Fennel

Protects against cancer, relieves bad breath, prevents cardiac issues, reduces obesity, promotes eye health, relieves water retention, improves memory and brain function, aids digestion, treats respiratory illnesses, relieves menstrual pain.

Good source of vitamin C, dietary fibre, potassium, manganese, copper, folate and phosphorus.

Garlic

Combats sickness, strengthens the immune system, helps fight chest infections,             coughs and congestion, helps treat thyroid conditions, reduces cardiovascular           diseases, boosts the immune system, boost sex drive, prevents cancer.

Excellent source of manganese, vitamin B6 and vitamin C. Good source of selenium. Decent amounts of calcium, copper, potassium, phosphorus, iron and vitamin B1.

Ginger

Powerful natural antibiotic, treats nausea, lowers cholesterol levels, reduces muscle pain and soreness, has anti-inflammatory effects, lowers blood sugars, prevents heart disease, helps treat chronic indigestion, improves brain function, protect against Alzheimer’s disease, helps fight infections, promotes gum health.

Excellent source of vitamin B-6 and vitamin B-5Good source of  potassium, manganese, copper, and magnesium.

Kale

Filled with powerful antioxidants, has anti-inflammatory effects, helps lower cholesterol, fights heart disease and numerous sorts of cancers, promotes eye health, helps with weight loss, cleanses the body, promotes infant brain development.

Good source of dietary fibre, protein, thiamin, folate, iron, magnesium and phosphorus. Very good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6, calcium, potassium, copper and manganese.

Mushrooms

Help fight cancer, boost the immune system and the metabolism, lower cholesterol, have anti-inflammatory powers.

Good source of dietary fibre, protein, vitamin C, folate, iron, zinc and manganese. Very good source of vitamin D, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, potassium, copper and selenium.

Parsnip

Improves digestion, helps with diabetes, maintains a healthy blood pressure, improves cognitive function, helps control blood sugar, energy metabolism and thyroid function.

Excellent source of potassium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, zinc, and iron, vitamin B, vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin K. Good source of dietary fibre and some protein.

Purple cabbage

Helps fight cancer, promotes skin health, relieves stress, lowers the risk of heart disease and macular degeneration.

Very good source of manganese, dietary fibre, potassium, vitamin B1, folate and copper. Good source of choline, phosphorus, vitamin B2, magnesium, calcium, selenium, iron, pantothenic acid, protein and niacin.

Radish

Helps cool down, hydrates the body, prevents viral infections, cleanses the body, soothes soar throats, aids digestion, improves digestion.

Good source of riboflavin, vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium, copper and manganese. Very good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin C, Folate and Potassium.

Spinach

Reduces the risk of cancer and heart disease, boosts the immune system, protects against diabetes, protects eye health,  promotes bone health, detoxifies the body, helps fight cognitive decline and neurological disorders.

Excellent source of vitamin B. Very good source of dietary fibre, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E , vitamin K, Thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper and manganese.

Watercress

Protects from cancer, help remove toxins and mucus from the lungs, promotes skin, hair and eye health.

Good source of protein, folate, pantothenic acid and copper. A very good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and manganese

Source: https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/vegetable

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