Watercress is available all year round with most plentiful supplies from May until December.
Store in the refrigerator in the container they are sold in. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Romans called watercress ‘nasturtium’ meaning twisted nose.
Serving size: 18g - 1/2 cup, chopped, raw
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.07||0.4|
|- saturated (g)||0.02||0.1|
|- sugars (g)||0.02||0.1|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||0.6||3.3|
|Vitamin C (mg)||13.5||75|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||149||830|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.034||0.19|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research