Dandelion greens are an excellent addition to your green juice or green smoothies. This POWER packed herb not only provides higher amounts of calcium, iron and amino acids than most cultivated greens, they have a wide spectrum of health benefits that make them the perfect all around nutritional boost for your green juices and smoothies!
Here are 10 reasons you should use dandelion greens as an addition to your green juice, salads or green smoothies.
1 – Rich in Calcium: Dandelion greens are loaded with calcium. Add two to three cups of dandelion to a smoothie with calcium-rich fruits like orange, kiwi, fig or papaya and you’ll have a green smoothie that has more calcium than any dairy product!
2 – Rich in Iron: Next to fresh parsley, dandelion greens have a high iron content.
3 – Anti-Inflammatory: The nutrients in dandelion greens contains anti-inflammatory properties which may be beneficial to those with inflammatory diseases and help balance out the PH of the body.
4 – Protein & Amino Acids rich: Dandelion greens have more protein per serving than spinach and Kale. Dandelion greens contain all essential amino acids so it’s a complete protein.
5 – Multi-vitamin rich: High in vitamin A a carotenoid and vitamin C, each cup of chopped dandelion greens are also good sources of B vitamins, vitamin E and is especially abundant in vitamin K.
6 – Antioxidants: The high antioxidants content make them particularly beneficial for the skin issues and vision.
7 – Loaded With Antioxidants: Dandelion greens are high in vitamin A in the form of antioxidant carotenoid and vitamin C. Vitamin C also helps facilitate iron absorption.
8 – Detoxifying & Cleansing: Dandelion greens, with it’s high nutrient and healing properties, make it an excellent addition to your detox program.
9 – Lots Of VITAL Minerals: Dandelion greens are rich in minerals. Besides calcium and iron, they are a good source of copper manganese, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium.
10 – Blood purifier: Studies have suggest that Dandelion greens are very cleansing to the liver are and is said to prevent gall stones from forming.
Dandelion greens can be a great addition in salads, green juices, green smoothies and its roots show ever-increasing possibilities in the fight against cancer.
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