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4 Unique African Superfoods To Plant In Your Garden
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Food Forest Abundance
Published 2 months ago |

Be honest with yourself - how many fruits and vegetables have you REALLY tried over the course of your lifetime? Would you be open to trying something new, even if it was a foreign taste and smell? What if it was absolutely packed to the brim with nutrients and considered a "superfood?" Check out these super cool and "unconventional" foods that you could potentially grow for yourself in a backyard food forest:

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๐ŸŒฑ Bitter Gourd (Momordica charantia)

๐Ÿ’š Full of vitamin C, vitamin A, folate, iron, potassium + zinc

The fruit extract from a bitter gourd has been shown to improve insulin treatment in diabetics by increasing the uptake of glucose by cells. It's also full of vitamin C, vitamin A, iron, potassium & zinc.

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๐ŸŒฑ Jute Mallow

๐Ÿ’š High in iron + vitamin A

Consuming only 137 grams of jute mallow can provide you with your daily requirement of iron. It's leaves can also provide 2x as much folate as cabbage.

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๐ŸŒฑ Sour Spider Plant (Cleome gynandra)

๐Ÿ’š High in iron + protein

This sour tasting plant provides you with your daily required intake of iron and half of your daily requirement of protein in only a 100 gram serving.

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๐ŸŒฑ Leafy African Nightshade (Solanum scabrum)

๐Ÿ’š High in iron

This nightshade is often used as a leafy vegetable or herb. Try cooking the leaves to get extra benefits of iron.

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As you can see there are so many unique and nutritious superfoods that we aren't familiar with, but that provide us with so much nutrients.

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What's the most unique plant that you have growing in your garden? Let us know in the comments ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป

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