Napoles- There’s nothing “Dry” about this Cactus Flower!

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Nopales also knows as Cactus Flower is a Modified Evergreen plant that grows well in the Semi arid and dry areas of North Mexico. Although it grows best in the desert, there is nothing dry about this cactus flower. In fact, quite the contrary!

Although a very low calorie food, Nopales is very nutrient dense and is rich in vitamins, Minerals and Phyto-nutrients.  It has also been noted to have anti-cancer and Neuro-protective properties which assist in protecting your brain cells from damage.

For more information on the Health Benefits of Nopales and for helpful tips on Preparation and serving methods, see the source info noted below.

Source: http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/nopales.html

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