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Collard Greens

Our collards are very mild, with a savory, almost smoky flavor. Collards can be quickly steamed, shredded and stir fried, or simmered and reduced for hours, as in some traditional southern recipes.

 

Fresh From...

Our collards are grown locally, right here in our own fields, mid-October to late april, and are sold by the pound. Depending on the season and availability, Jessica's Stand also sells Certified Organic collards from other farms.

 

Health Benefits

"...Collard greens provide special nutrient support for three body systems that are closely connected with cancer development as well as cancer prevention. These three systems are (1) the body's detox system, (2) its antioxidant system, and (3) its inflammatory/anti-inflammatory system. ...

By providing us with such a great array of antioxidant nutrients, collard greens help lower our cancer risk by helping us avoid chronic and unwanted oxidative stress..."

Other notable benefits include support of the digestive and cardiovascular systems, specifically by lowering cholesterol levels.

Source: whfoods.com


Nutrition Facts

"Collard greens are an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene), vitamin C, manganese, folate, calcium, and dietary fiber. In addition, collard greens are a very good source of potassium, vitamin B2 and vitamin B6, and a good source of vitamin E, magnesium, protein, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B1, vitamin B5, niacin, zinc, phosphorus, and iron, vitamin E, magnesium and pantothenic acid"

Source: whfoods.com