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Purple Veg Box
Purple Veg Box


 
Our Price:20.00

Product Code: PURPLE-VEG-BOX
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The purple veg box contains 8 packets of vegetable seeds which produce purple vegetables full of health giving anthocyanin. The seeds included are, Purple PrinceTomato, Violet Tomatillo, Purple Podded peas, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Ragged Jack Kale, Beetroot Laura-Anne and Burgundy Amaranth, and Oak fire Mustard.

Why Purple Vegetables?

Well for a start they look cool, but the amazing thing about them is that the colour is caused by the presence of anthocyanins, which are plant compounds associated with a myriad of health benefits. They have a role in improving night vision, the reduction of cancer cell proliferation, improving memory, cardiovascular disease protection, healthy aging and have been shown to aid in the prevention of diabetes and obesity (in mice), on a high fat diet.Anthocyanins are notoriously difficult to study as there are lots of them, and they are easily broken down or transformed into other things as soon as you start to interfere with them. The purple colour in beets comes from betalain compounds, which are also powerful antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and really good for you.


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