Peppery, crispy mustard greens, also known as leaf mustards, is indeed one of the most nutritious green-leafy vegetables available around. Its lovely top greens have actually more vitamin A, carotenes, vitamin K, and flavonoid anti-oxidants than some of typical fruits and vegetables.
Health benefits of mustard greens
Mustard greens, like spinach, are the storehouse of many phyto-nutrients that have health promotional and disease prevention properties.
Leaf-mustard is very low in calories (27 calories per 100 g raw leaves) and fats.
The greens are very good sources of vitamin K.
Mustard greens are rich source of anti-oxidant.
Fresh leaves are also a moderate source of B-complex group of vitamins such as folic acid, pyridoxine, thiamin, riboflavin etc.
Fresh mustard leaves are an excellent sources of vitamin-C.
Mustard leaves are also incredible sources of vitamin-A
Fresh mustard greens are an excellent source of several essential minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, selenium, and manganese.