1 cup boiled= 63 Calories
Endive, commonly known as escarole, is a green leafy vegetable with a hint of bitter flavor. However, this well known salad plant is much more than just a leafy green. Current research studies suggest that high inulin and fiber content in escarole helps reduce high glucose and LDL cholesterol levels in diabetes and obese patients.
INULIN: A pre-biotic that helps your colon and liver function better by feeding healthy bacteria.
VITAMIN C: While much more vitamin C can be found in other fruits and vegetables, the endive does provide a noteworthy amount.
VITAMIN A: Also called retinol, helps aid in maintaining healthy skin.