Simple easy sweet potato leaves soup to protect your heart, bones, brain, ...
If any greens my 80+-year-old mom misses each week, she would not want to skip this sweet potato yam leaves, because it does so many wonders for your body!
The leaves are considered to possess an antioxidant, antimutagen, anti-cancer, anti-hypertension, anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties.
It is used to provide relief from constipation.
It helps to enhance the immunity power and prevents the disease and infections.
The drink made from the leaves helps to eradicate diarrhea, nausea, and stomachaches.
It is also effective for colds, cases of flu, burns, bug bites, and scrapes.
It also lowers anxiety, stress, and blood pressure.
Vitamin K helps to prevent the arteries calcification which is one of the main causes of heart attacks. It carries away from arteries and does not allow forming into harmful and hard deposits of plaque. Vitamin K is a vital nutrient in order to reduce inflammation and prevent the cells which line the blood vessels such as arteries and veins. An adequate intake of Vitamin K helps to maintain healthy blood pressure and reduces the risk of having a cardiac arrest.
Vitamin K helps to maintain the calcium on bones and reduces the chances of osteoporosis and bone fractures in postmenopausal women.
Evidence shows that Vitamin K possesses anti-inflammatory properties which prevents the brain from oxidative stress which is free radical damage. Oxidative stress damages the cells and contributes to Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, Parkinson’s disease as well as heart failure.
It also promotes Gum health as Cavities and gum problems are the result of the food low in Vitamin C, A, D, and K.
1 batch of sweet potato leaves, cut off stems
1 qt of bone or chicken broth or water
2-3 tablespoons olive oil
Sea salt and pepper to taste
1. Add all ingredients in your clay pot.
2. Set on a stew or fast to cook for 15-20 minutes.
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