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Watercress: Natural Food

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Watercress is an excellent source of vitamins A and C.
Watercress is an excellent source of vitamins A and C.
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Nutritional Information:

Excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C.

What to Look For:

Look for crisp stems with glossy, dime-sized, dark green leaves.

Easy Storage and Preparation:

They will keep in the refrigerator for three to four days. Before use, wash thoroughly to remove any dirt. Drain and dry.

Best Uses:

Toss in salads to add a different flavor. Or use on its own as a salad base mixed with apples or beets and a strong cheese, such as blue cheese.

 

NOTE: An excellent source contains more than 20 percent of the Daily Value for that nutrient. A good source contains between 10 and 19 percent of the Daily Value.

Source: Copyright © 2000 by Ellen Haas.

From the book "Great Adventures in Food" By Ellen Haas.

Used with permission of St. Martin's Press, LLC.


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