Friday, October 7, 2016

Must Read! If you see this plant in your backyard? don't cut them off! Here's why?

This plant called Purslane according to ThePhilippinesreports "may appear like an ordinary plant like a grass randomly growing in your backyard " but then , don't let its appearance to fool you. There's more to this plant than it's physical appearance".

According to the nutrition-and-you, here some benefits of Purslane.


1.This is wonderful green leafy vegetable is very low in caloried (just 16 kcal/100g) and fats; nonetheless, it is rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals

2.Fresh leaves contain surprisingly more omega-3 fatty acids (a-linolenic acid) than any other leafy vegetable plant. 100 grams of fresh purslane leaves provide about 350 mg of alpha-linolenic acid. Research studies show that consumption of foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, and help prevent the development of ADHD, autism, and other developmental differences in children.
3.Purslane is also a rich source of vitamin C, and some B-complex vitamins like riboflavin, niacin, pyridoxine and carotenoids, as well as dietary minerals, such as iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium, and manganese.


According to the expert this plant also contains vitamins A, B, C and E. but  it is also considered as one of the richest in vitamin A. - philippinesreports. For more info please click the source below.