In some regions of the world, watercress is regarded as a weed, in others as an aquatic vegetable or herb. Boasting so many health benefits, watercress is definitely not a weed! Most potent when consumed fresh and raw, this leafy perennial helps combat a variety of cancers and has long been used to treat scurvy. Due to its high iodine content, watercress has a strengthening effect on the thyroid gland, which makes it beneficial for sufferers of hypothyroidism.
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Eating right can be tricky, with labels calling even the most sugary treats "healthy." That's why GAYOT has featured the best foods for your heart, waistline and well-being on our Health Food and Drinks page.