Wild Edibles- Purslane

$2.49

Sold by the bundle. Purslane is just one of the wild edibles we offer here at Silver Maple Farm, and is a rich source of potassium, magnesium, and calcium. Use raw in salad for a bit of crunch, or blend into your favorite smoothie. Loren and I chop this up and toss it into omelets.

Similar in taste to spinach or watercress and a plant-based source of omega-3 fatty acid, according to Scientific World Journal, “The antioxidant content and nutritional value of purslane are important for human consumption.”

According to Dr. Axe, co-founder of Ancient Nutrition, 100 grams of raw purslane, or (.22 lbs.) slightly less than ¼ pound, contains about:

  • 16 calories
  • 3.4 grams carbohydrates
  • 1.3 grams protein
  • 0.1 grams fat
  • 21 milligrams vitamin C (35 percent DV)
  • 1,320 international units vitamin A (26 percent DV)
  • 68 milligrams magnesium (17 percent DV)
  • 0.3 milligrams manganese (15 percent DV)
  • 494 milligrams potassium (14 percent DV)
  • 2 milligrams iron (11 percent DV)
  • 0.1 milligrams riboflavin (7 percent DV)
  • 65 milligrams calcium (7 percent DV)
  • 0.1 milligrams copper (6 percent DV)
  • 0.1 miligrams vitamin B6 (4 percent DV)
  • 44 milligrams phosphorus (4 percent DV)
  • 12 micrograms folate (3 percent DV)

 

 

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