Beautiful Plants For Your Interior
204 | Mustard Leaves
Bengali Name : Shorishar Shak
English Name : Mustard Leaves
Scientific Name : Brassica juncea
Origin : Bangladesh
MOQ : 30 Kg
Season : All Season
There are many people who do not like eating vegetables very much. But do you know that you can get all the nutrients that you are always looking for in expensive food, just a little mustard leaves. Not only as a vegetable, but chopped and mixed with various curries or salads, it works as a great flavor enhancer.
Varieties of Mustard Leaves
Many grocery stores carry mustard Leaves in the produce section because their popularity has increased. There are several nutritious varieties of mustard greens; the most common is called Brassica juncea. You may see bright green mustard greens (such as Florida broad leaf mustard) or deep purple greens (like ruby streaks mustard greens). There are also curly varieties of mustard greens.
Its greatest virtue is that it prevents cancer, helps to remove toxic substances from the body. Not only that, the nutritional value of this very cheap food is not cheap at all. And after knowing them, you definitely won’t want to miss it. It contains two types of glucosinolates, which play a powerful role in cancer prevention. Studies have shown that people who eat mustard greens regularly have a lower risk of various cancers than others.
It lowers the amount of cholesterol in the blood. It is also effective in curing constipation. Because it works directly to increase digestion.
Rich source of vitamins and minerals:
Mustard Leaves are rich in vitamins A, C and K which help in keeping the body healthy. Vitamin C in it contains powerful antioxidants that protect you from various viral diseases. Vitamin A keeps your eyesight good and Vitamin K protects your bones and keeps your brain active.
It also contains iron, manganese, calcium, zinc, potassium, selenium, magnesium, protein and fiber. which keeps your heart healthy, lowers blood cholesterol and increases the chances of pregnant mothers giving birth to healthy babies.
The following nutrition information is provided by the USDA for one cup (56g) of raw, chopped mustard greens.
- Calories: 15
- Fat: 0.2g
- Sodium: 11mg
- Carbohydrates: 2.6g
- Fiber: 1.8g
- Sugars: 0.7g
- Protein: 1.6g
- Vitamin C: 39mg
Skin, Hair, Weight and Health:
Mustard greens keep skin and hair healthy. Also it helps in weight loss as it is very low in calories. It is also very effective in curing physical weakness, anemia, dry skin, hair fall etc. So don’t neglect mustard greens, cook them any way you want and eat them.
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