15 Foods You Aren’t Eating But Should Be (# 4 is Really Good!)

Fresh Watercress

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3. Watercress

Most people walk right past watercress and go straight for the arugula or romaine lettuce but this little leaf packs a powerful nutritional punch. Like most greens, it has plenty of vitamin A, vitamin C, and beta-carotene, but the surprising thing about watercress is that it has tons of calcium as well as the vitamin K that you need to absorb it! Watercress also has protein and fiber, plus plenty of antioxidant power.

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published a study which showed that people who ate watercress regularly had higher levels of antioxidants in their bodies and less DNA damage because of it.

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