ICE PLANT NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS:
Packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, adding ice plant to your diet is a smart choice.You get to enjoy the following nutritional components and associated benefits:
Potassium is needed by the body to regulate fluid balance, allow impulses to be sent across the nervous system, and muscle contractions to take place. It reduces blood pressure in the body.
Beyond building and maintaining strong bones, Calcium along with Vitamin D is known to protect cells from cancer, reduce the risk of diabetes, and keep blood pressure under control.
More than 300 enzyme reactions in the body require magnesium. Plus, it helps with functions such as regulating blood pressure, helping muscles function, and allowing nerves to work.
Apart from protecting your eyes from night blindness, vitamin A helps your body build a healthy immune system, reduce your risk of acne, and support the growth of healthy bones.
Vitamin K belongs to a group of fat-soluble vitamins needed for blood clotting (because your body needs it to produce prothrombin) to take place and bone metabolism.
Beta-carotene is an antioxidant that helps the functioning of your lungs, skin, and eyes. In the body, beta-carotene converts into vitamin A, and helps develop mucous membranes.
Inositol is a chemical compound that is used to treat diabetic nerve pain, and panic disorders. It can help control blood sugar, improve insulin sensitivity, and improve fertility in women.
Dietary fiber (also known as roughage) is needed by the body to encourage bowel and gut movement. It helps control cholesterol levels and lose weight if you are overweight.
THINGS TO CONSIDER:
- Moisture is a key consideration when transporting the vegetable.
- You should never leave it expose to humid temperature or direct sunlight for long duration as it will cause the leaves to wilt. Affecting the quality and taste of it.
- Hence, transporting and handling the plant is critical, when ensuring optimal quality.
- That's why Fu Tien grow our supply of Ice Plant right here in Singapore. Thanks to our Vectical Hydroppnics Technology, we can easily harvest these plants fresh daily.
- Bringing you only the best quality crystalline ice plant for your satisfaction.