Watercress 西洋菜                  

Savoir Vivre -> 活学活用

Watercress is called “Western Veggie” (西洋菜) but nobody knows where and when it came from the west to China and Asia ?

Please add watercress to your diet, soup and/or stir-fry, as frequent as available.

UK Scientists say watercress is the new super food, able to prevent certain types of cancer. According to a study published this week in The BritishJournal of Nutrition, the consumption of a three ounce portion of watercress reduced the presence of a key tumor growth factor six to eight hours after eating the watercress in healthy patients who had previously been treated for breast cancer. The study was conducted by the Cancer Research Center at the School of Medicine, Southampton General Hospital in the United Kingdom and concluded watercress is as therapeutic as traditional drug treatmentswith tamoxifen & herceptin, commonly used chemotherapy drugs.   The study also said that through regular consumption, watercress”has the potential to confer valuable protection against cancer in general.”

“Watercress has the ability to turn off HIF1, a signal sent out by cells calling for blood supply,” said noted aging scientist Dr…

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Author: Chinoiseries2014

22CE World Lingua Franca

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