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Chicory and Dandelion Greens Nutrition Fun Facts

Chicory and Dandelion Greens Nutrition Fun Facts

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Chicory and Dandelion Greens, Did You Know?

Chicory Nutrition Fun Facts:

Did You Know – Chicory contains inulin, which can help diabetics regulate and control their blood sugar levels.

Did You Know – Chicory looks similar to lettuce and dandelion but actually is a member of the sunflower family.

Did You Know – Chicory is beneficial to the circulatory system and improves blood flow. It also helps aid in digestion.

Dandelion Greens Nutrition Fun Facts

Did You Know – Dandelion aids in digestion and has an antiviral effect that could be useful in the treatment of AIDS and herpes.

Did You Know – Dandelion is also used to treat and prevent breast and lung tumors, as well as premenstrual bloating.

Did You Know – Dandelion greens contain a host of vitamins and minerals. Including: Vitamin A and C, calcium, potassium and iron.

Written By: Robert Jost

Personal Trainer and Fitness Specialist

ACE-cpt, NSCA-cpt

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