Purslane: Weed or Superfood???

By | August 16, 2016

A wild weed that is a superfood! Purslane benefits and chef recipe that takes less than five minutes.

Mistakenly called a weed, purslane is a vegetarian’s dream food. Purslane contains alph-linolenic acid, a highly sought Omega-3 fatty acid. Modern research has shown that this herb has 5 times the amount of omega-3 fatty acids than spinach. If fact purslane has the richest source of mega-3 fatty acids of all vegetables. The herb is high in antioxidants, vitamin A,C,and E and helps with heart disease, asthma, depression, and boost immune systems. Every part of the plant is edible, most often it is sprinkled in salads, but can be used in practically any recipe the mind can desire.



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