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W is for Watercress + Alkaline Recipes to Try

This is the 23rd installment of our alkaline foods series where we feature a food from A-Z, sharing the benefits of the food along with suggested recipes to try!

W is for Watercress

Watercress is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, antioxidants, beta-carotene, B vitamins, vitamin E, folate, sulphur and calcium.

Watercress promotes health in many ways. It:

  • Has cancer-fighting properties
  • Can reduce DNA damage
  • Is cleansing to the blood
  • Has antibacterial properties
  • Helps digestion
  • Promotes healthy hair and skin

Watercress recipes to try:

Other alkaline foods that start with W:

  • Wakame
  • White beans

For more alkaline recipes from around the web, visit and follow our Alkaline Diet & Recipes Pinterest board. Stay tuned for the next installment of our alkaline foods series: X is for Xylitol.

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