Benefits of Endives
Therapeutic Uses of Endives
Research indicates that adding the leafy greens of endive to your daily diet can have the following positive effects. Lower glucose levels due to the plants high insulin content. Reduce bad or LDL cholesterol levels, as it is high in dietary fiber. Improves skin and keeps the mucus membranes healthy because of the antioxidant value of vitamin A and betacarotenes present in the plant. The vitamin A in endives also helps improve eyesight and protects the body from certain types of cancers.