Dandelion is a very rich source of beta-carotene which we convert into vitamin A. This flowering plant is also rich in vitamin C, fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and phosphorus. It’s a good place to get B complex vitamins, trace minerals, organic sodium, and even some vitamin D too. Dandelion also contains protein, more than spinach. It has been eaten for thousands of years as a food and as a medicine to treat anemia, scurvy, skin problems, blood disorders, and depression.
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Oranges have been called a “perfect food” and contain an amazing array of healing vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. They are high in vitamin C, vitamin A, B-complex vitamins, folate, beta carotene, lutein, and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron, and potassium.
Maple syrup remineralises the blood and brain besides assisting with producing a healthy heart and a healthier immune system. It also has antioxidant properties that protect our body from free radicals.
Bananas are among the most popular fruits in the world. They are best known for their high potassium content, which can lower blood pressure and is linked to a reduced risk of heart disease. But you may not have heard that bananas are also very high in magnesium. One large banana contains 37 mg, or 9% of the RDI.