Radicchio contains lactucopicrin a potent anti-malarial agent and has a sedative acts as painkiller effect.
Radicchio Leaves are an excellent source of phenolic flavonoid antioxidants such as zeaxanthin, and lutein.
It helps protect eyes from age-related macular disease (ARMD) by filtering harmful ultra-violet rays.
Fresh leaves hold moderate amounts of essential B-complex groups of vitamins such as folic acid, pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6) and thiamin (vitamin B1), niacin (B3).
These vitamins are essential in the sense that human body requires them from external sources to replenish and required for fat, protein and carbohydrate metabolism.
Further, it is also a modest source of minerals like manganese, copper, iron, zinc, and potassium.
Help encourage digestion and colon cleansing. Fight intestinal worms and parasites and encourage weight loss
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