Dandelion- Has Protein and So Much More!

Outside of being Highly nutritious… you will find that Dandelion is helpful in the following areas:


Contains Potent Antioxidants
Help Fight Inflammation
Aid Blood Sugar Control
Reduce Cholesterol
Lower Blood Pressure
Promote a Healthy Liver
May Aid Weight Loss
May Fight Cancer
May Support Healthy Digestion and Treat Constipation
May Boost Your Immune System
May Be a Useful Skincare Treatment
May Support Healthy Bones



Dandelion Greens are one of my favorite go to’s for my smoothies. Although just inherently drawn to  Dandelion, I was surprised to learn that it not only contains Protein, but it contains even more than Spinach!  Dandelion has been eaten for thousands of years as a food and as a medicine to treat anemia, scurvy, skin problems, blood disorders, and depression. See some additional benefits listed below:

  • Rich source of beta-carotene which we convert into vitamin A.
  • Rich in:vitamin C, fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and phosphorus.
  • Good source of B complex vitamins, trace minerals, organic sodium, and vitamin D.

For more information on the Many health benefits of Dandelion, see the source info below.

Source: https://sunwarrior.com/healthhub/11-health-benefits-of-dandelion-leaves-and-dandelion-root

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. My grandma cooked them when I was ​a child but I can’t remember how but I remembe ​she got them out of the yard. Never knew they were so nutritional. Interesting

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    1. mindbodyandsoul1010 says:

      What a wonderful memory! Grandma Knew Best! I found this recipe on allrecipes Check it out!!…https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/222744/dandelion-greens-with-a-kick/

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