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What is Arugula? 

Arugula is a peppery, unique green flavor that originated in the Mediterranean region. Also known as rucola, rocket salad, and Italian cress. Arugula is a member of the Brassica or Cruciferous family. These include high-density vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, kale, cauliflower, and broccoli.

Where they usually found?

Arugula is usually found in southern Europe. 

Nutritional Information

100 grams of arugula contain

  • Carbs: 3.7 grams
  • Fats: 0.7 Grams
  • Sodium: 27 milligrams
  • Protein: 2.6 grams
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin C
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium

What are the benifits of Arugula

  • Arugula is full of antioxidants – chemicals that can protect or reverse damage to your cells.
  • Arugula also contains glucosinolates. These natural ingredients, which give arugula a bitter taste and strong aroma, can protect you from certain cancers, including breast, lung, and colon cancers.
  • Arugula can also fight inflammation.
  • It contains enough vitamin K, which is good for your bones and can help prevent osteoporosis.

How to grow Arugula

  • Spread the seeds about 1 cm outside the soil and cover them lightly with soil.
  • Give the soil a mild mist and keep the soil moist but not too wet until the seeds germinate.
  • It needs 6 hours of direct sunlight every day

How To Include It In Your Diet?

  • Used it as a pizza or baked potato topping
  • You can use it in pasta, salads, sauces, omelets, and sandwiches