Garden cress Nutrition Label

Garden cress Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 27kcal (114 kj)
6%
Carbohydrates 0.70g
0%
Sugars 0.60g
Starch 0.10g
Sucrose 0.20g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.20g
Galactose 0.00g
Glucose 0.20g
Protein 1.38g
1%
Fat 1.40g
3%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.10g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.01g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.03g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 19.90mg
Iron 1.00mg
6%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 70.00mg
7%
Chromium 0.00ug
0%
Sodium 14.00mg
1%
Iodine 0.00ug
0%
Copper 0.00mg
0%
Salt 35.67mg
2%
Selenium 0.90ug
2%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.70mg
5%
Zinc 0.70mg
9%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 59.00mg
79%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 215.80ug
31%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.15mg
14%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.19mg
17%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.10mg
8%
Manganese 1.00mg
56%
Magnesium 40.00mg
13%
Potassium 150.00mg
7%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.00mg
0%
Phosphorus 35.00mg
5%
Vitamin k 250.00ug
278%
Fibre, total 3.30g
1%
Fibre, dietary 3.30g
13%
Niacin equivalents, total 1.00mg
7%
Molybdenum 0.00mg
0%
Folate 30.00ug
8%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 89.40g
3%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Garden cress

What is GARDEN CRESS?

Garden cress, also known as pepper cress or mustard cress, is a fast-growing, edible herb that is botanically related to watercress and mustard. It is commonly used as a spicy, peppery addition to salads, sandwiches, and soups, and is rich in nutrients, including vitamins C and K, iron, and calcium.

What are the health benefits of garden cress?

Garden cress is a powerhouse of nutrients, packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It is particularly high in vitamins C, A, and K, which support immune function, vision health, and bone strength. Additionally, garden cress contains iron, calcium, and folate, contributing to overall health and well-being.

GARDEN CRESS Health Risks

Garden cress is generally safe to consume in moderate amounts, but excessive intake may potentially lead to liver and kidney damage due to high levels of certain compounds. Individuals with existing liver or kidney conditions should consult with a healthcare professional before consuming garden cress regularly.

How much garden cress to eat per day?

Garden cress is a nutritious and versatile herb to include in your diet. There is no specific daily recommendation, but adding a small handful, approximately 1-2 tablespoons, to salads, sandwiches, or smoothies can contribute to a healthy, balanced diet.

GARDEN CRESS Allergies

Garden cress is not known to be a common allergen. However, individuals who are allergic to other members of the mustard family, such as mustard greens or arugula, may also be sensitive to garden cress. If you have known allergies to similar plants, it's best to consult with a healthcare professional before consuming garden cress.

Garden cress Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Garden cress

Fat 60%
Carbohydrates 13%
Protein 26%

Component Breakdown for Garden cress

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Minerals
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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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