• Willem

Eat to Nourish: Manganese

Updated: Jan 6


Why it matters to include the mineral Manganese in your diet.


Conventional fresh food supply chains take days even weeks to get fresh produce to you the customer, as a result a lot of nutritional value is lost due to natural decaying processes.

Because Nourishing Hub is local to the community we sell our greens still growing and you harvest when you are ready to eat, you have no loss of nutrients.



Benefits

  • May Improve Bone Health in Combination With Other Nutrients

  • Strong Antioxidant Properties May Reduce Disease Risk

  • Helps Reduce Inflammation

  • Plays a Role in Blood Sugar Regulation

  • Linked to Lower Incidences of Epileptic Seizures

  • Plays a Role in the Metabolism of Nutrients

  • May Reduce PMS Symptoms in Combination with Calcium

  • May Protect Your Brain Against Free Radicals and Improve Brain Function

  • Contributes to Good Thyroid Health

  • May Aid Wound Healing by Playing a Role in Collagen Production


Veg in order of highest to lowest concentration

  • Mustard

  • Carrot

  • Radish

  • Rocket

  • Alfalfa

  • Broccoli

  • Gabbage - pak choi

  • Cabbage - Red

  • Carrot

  • Radish

  • Onion

Remember, nutrition is more than just calories, fats, and sugars.


At Nourishing Hub we not only grow our greens in a sustainable and responsible manner, free from pesticides and herbicides, we also deliver nutritionally dense greens so you get the maximum benefit when including our greens in your diet.


Eat to nourish - minerals and vitamins are essential to a healthy diet!


Reference:

  • https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/manganese-benefits#section1


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