INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FENNEL
Fennel is an excellent source of vitamin C. It is also a very good of dietary fiber, potassium, manganese, folate, and molybdenum. In addition, fennel is a good source of niacin as well as the minerals phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, iron, and copper.
Fennel contains its own unique combination of phytonutrients, including the flavonoids rutin, quercitin, and various kaempferol glycosides that give it strong antioxidant activity.
Another phytonutrient, anethole, found in fennel has repeatedly been shown to reduce inflammation and to help prevent the occurrence of cancer.
Fennel can be useful for indigestion and spasms of the digestive tract.
Fennel aid the body to prevent cellular damage that results in the pain and joint deterioration that occurs in conditions like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
The three different parts of fennel, the base, stalks and leaves can be used in cooking.
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This information is not designed as or intended to be used as medical diagnosis or advice. Patients should consult their physicians about diagnosis and treatment.