April 12, 2021

Benefits of Kangkong

Day 102 of 2021 -  Sarado ang mga palengke sa amin pag Lunes kaya salamat sa malagong kangkungan, nakatipid na naman. 💓 

Kangkong is also known in English as water spinach, river spinach, water morning glory, water convolvulus, or by the more ambiguous names Chinese spinach, Chinese watercress, Chinese convolvulus or swamp cabbage, or kangkong in Southeast Asia.

Apart from vitamins, kangkong is a leading source of vital minerals such as iron, magnesium, and calcium. Magnesium and calcium are extremely important for the health of bone and teeth. Kangkong contains 21% of your daily calcium and 18% of your daily magnesium per 100 grams.(https://in.eastwestseed.com)

Is Kangkong good for high blood pressure?

It can be consumed raw or cooked. It is used to make various food items like salad, stew and soup. The nutrients in kangkong is almost equal to milk, banana and orange. It is able to reduce blood pressure, gives immunity to cancer, improve vision, boost immunity and treat skin diseases.(https://english.mathrubhumi.com)

Is Kangkong good for diabetes?

Medicinal: Kangkong is renowned, not only for protecting the liver from toxins, including lead, cadmium, arsenic and carbon tetrachloride, but also for its anti-diabetes effects. (https://www.adelaide)

Presenting my Stir-Fried Kangkong with Beef Strips.

How to plant Kangkong:



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