Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Aids in red blood cell formation
Aids in weight loss
Lowers blood pressure
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce risk of birth defects
Promotes eye health
Promotes heart health
Relieves constipation

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 cup; Calories: 41; Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 622mg; Carbs: 7g; Fiber:3.5g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: 4g; Potassium: 0%DV Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 19%DV; Calcium: 8%DV; Iron: 25%DV

Did You Know?

  • The hearts of palms is great for pregnant women; their high content of B6 vitamins prevents birth defects on the baby
  • Hearts of palm promotes intestinal transit and helps to maintain correct levels of blood cholesterol

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • Fried
  • Boiled

Farming Trivia:

  • Heart of palms have an artichoke-like flavor
  • It is also called "swamp cabbage" or "millionaire's salad"

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.