- Antioxidant Protection: The fennel bulb is loaded with vitamin C, an antioxidant that helps protect your body from free radical damage, is antimicrobial and helps keep your immune system functioning effectively.
- Phytonutrients: Fennel has the following phytonutrients: rutin, quercitin, anethole – these can contribute to reducing inflammation and preventing cancer.
- Fiber: Get your fiber from Fennel! Can help to reduce cholesterol levels and assist in removing cancer-causing toxins from your colon.
- Folate: Folate is a B vitamin that reduces your risk for heart attack and stroke!
Are you ready to eat some Fennel today? Stay tuned to @FennelFriday and the hashtag #FennelFriday on twitter for great fennel recipes and ideas!