Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Health Benefits of Endive
Posted by Green Yatra at 4:54 PMThis one-calorie-a-leaf salad vegetable has high content of vitamin A that may help improve your eyesight. Description Endive is a vegetable that looks very much like lettuce, except that it is curly. It is also known as escarole or chicory, and is very closely related to the dandelion plant. The taste of this salad vegetable is a little bitter but it contains a particular compound that is tremendously helpful for our optic system. Nutritional Benefits Among all the green vegetables, endive is one of the richest source of vitamin A. It is also a good source of vitamin C, calcium, chlorine, iron, phosphorus, potassium, sulphur; and excellent provider of fiber and carotene. With each leave containing only one calorie, endive is a delight to weight watchers.