Water Spinach Or Kangkong's For Treating Anaemia And Preventing Heart Diseases

Remember the cartoon Popeye? The one who eats spinach and gets strong instantly? Well, that water spinach contains lots of nutrients and it has many health benefits.

Water spinach is ranked high among the world's healthiest foods and there plenty reasons for it. Water spinach also known in the Philippines as kangkong is one of the popular green leafy vegetables.

Just like the other dark green leafy veggies, the kangkong contains lots and lots of nutrients that benefit our body as well as your skin and brain. Some of its nutrients are iron, vitamin A, and vitamin C (which is essential for us in order to boost our immune system.)


This is the ideal food for people who want to reduce their cholesterol and people who want to lose some weight. This vegetable as said in a conducted research that it has a major role to play in the reduction of cholesterol level.

Treating anaemia

Water spinach or kangkong are rich in iron that is essential for people with anemia as well as for pregnant women who require iron in their diets.

Heart diseases

Kangkong has nutrients like vitamin A and C, as well as high concentration of beta-carotene and these nutrients, act as antioxidants that help reduce that number of free radicals found in our body thus preventing cholesterol from becoming oxidized. Oxidized cholesterol is the one responsible for heart attacks or stroke because they stick to the blood vessel walls causing blocked arteries.

So what are you waiting for grab those water spinach and start eating to get these health benefits.


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