Why do people eat endives? ~ Dallas Mom Blog and Fort Worth Mom Blogger: Trendy Mom Reviews
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Monday, August 3, 2020

Why do people eat endives?


We will answer the question - Why do people eat endives?

Thanks to California Endive Farms for sending us the beautiful endives shown above.  We love the nutrition that is packed into endives.  These facts are from [1] California Endive Farms: More Than a Dozen Healthy Reasons To Enjoy Endive.
  • Endives are low in fat
  • Endives are low in sodium
  • Endives are cholesterol free
  • Endives are very low in calories
  • Endives are loaded with valuable vitamins and minerals — vitamins B, C, and K, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, folate and selenium
  • Endives are good source of beta-carotene, which the body coverts into vitamin A
  • Endives are a good source of heart-healthy potassium — one head of endive delivers almost 60% of the potassium found in a banana
  • Endives are a good source of folate - a half a cup of endive can supply you with almost 10% of the folate recommended per day
  • Endives are high in complex fibers
  • Endives aid digestion
  • Endives are promote regularity
  • Endives are helps prevent the absorption of cholesterol into the blood stream
  • Endives are slow food metabolism
  • Endives help with the removal of toxins from the digestive tract
  • Endives are very low position on the glycemic index

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