Cress is high in antioxidants - Watercress and garden cress microgreens are packed with compounds called antioxidants, which prevent free radicals from damaging your cells. Free radicals are harmful molecules leading to oxidative stress. Oxidative stress can cause several chronic illnesses including cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
Helps Lower Blood Pressure
Supports Cardiovascular and Bone Health
Helps Combat Anemia -Garden cress microgreens contain vitamin B6 which is essential in creating hemoglobin in the blood. That hemoglobin in the blood is transported by red cells throughout the body to help oxygenate the cells to mobilize iron. When one has insufficient red blood cells, they may suffer Anemia leading to fatigue, headaches, and pain. Research has shown that the consumption of vitamin B6 will help lower symptoms of anemia. Watercress microgreens could have the same health benefit to your body.
Curly cress is an important source of iron, folic acid, calcium, vitamins C, E and A. The seed contains arachidic and linoleic fatty acids.