Mustard greens are the leaves of the mustard plant, Brassica juncea. Mustard greens come in a host of varieties that each has distinct characteristics. Adding these brilliant leaves to your food preparations will certainly enhance the beauty of any meal. Most mustard greens are actually emerald green in color, while some are not green at all but rather shades of dark red or deep purple. The leaves of mustard greens can have either a crumpled or flat texture and may have either toothed, scalloped, frilled, or lacey edges.
- High Levels of Antioxidants.
- Detoxifies Your Liver and Blood.
- Helps Lower Cholesterol.
- Packed with Phytonutrients.
- High in Fiber.
- High in Bone-Building Vitamin K.
- Good Source of Immune-Boosting Vitamin C.
- Provides Skin & Eye Health Protection.
- Reduces Symptoms of Arthritis
- Prevents Urinary Stones
- Fights Cancer
- Prevents Acne
Mustard greens are an excellent source of many vitamins including vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene), vitamin C, and vitamin E. They are also an excellent source of the minerals copper, manganese and calcium. They are a very good source of dietary fiber, phosphorus, vitamin B6, protein, vitamin B2, and iron as well as a good source of potassium, vitamin B1, magnesium, niacin, pantothenic acid, and folate.