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“I love adding it onto a salad or mixing it on any kind of dish,” Singh says. It’s a member of the bitter greens family, he continues, “and bitters are also good with digestion and bloating.” Plus, they’re rich in calcium, potassium, folate, and a host of other vitamins and minerals; arugula is also a cruciferous vegetable, which means it’s packed with fiber and prebiotic material to sustain gut health.
“It gives a little spice to your food, a little flare to it,” Singh continues. “People say, ‘Oh, my salad is monotonous,’ well, do something different. Put some cilantro in there, put some arugula in there, and all of a sudden you’re eating something different, even though it’s really still a salad.”