• arugula contains vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin C, folate  and calcium
  • ranks among the top 20 foods on the Aggregate Nutrient Density Index (vitamin, mineral &phytonutrient content in relation to caloric intake
  • consumption of plant foods like arugula may decrease the risk of obesity, diabetes, & heart disease and may promote a healthy complexion, increased energy & overall lower weight
  • eating high amounts of cruciferous vegetables like arugula has been associated with a lower risk of lung and colon cancer and possibly other types of cancer. This is attributed to the sulforaphane compounds they contain
  • the vitamin K and calcium in arugula have been associated with osteoporosis prevention
  • arugula is among the top sources for nitrate, which has been shown to lower blood pressure and improve muscle oxygenation during exercise