Endive Nutrition Benefits Recipes

Food is Medicine: enjoy these simple recipes and discover how endive can support your health and wellness.

Endive nutrition, benefits, recipes... let your imagination run wild with the potential of fresh produce! As a member of the daisy family, endive in a versatile leaf vegetable that can be cooked or used raw in salads. It comes in a broad leaf and curly leaf variety and can range from a nutty to a mildly bitter flavour.

As part of a healthy and well balanced eating pattern, endive can support your health and wellness, by providing:

  • 15 calories / 100g
  • 94% water


  • Vitamin A, C & K
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Dietary Fibre

Health Benefits May Include:

  • Aid digestion and prevent constipation.
  • Lower cholesterol and reduce blood pressure and the risk of heart disease.
  • Improve blood sugar, lipids and insulin levels for diabetics.
  • Support calcium retention and maintain bone strength.
  • Prevent the degeneration of vision.
  • Enhance neurological functioning and improve cognitive performance.
  • Support a healthy pregnancy.

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For a further detailed nutritional analysis of endive, search:

The Australian Food Composition Database.

To learn more about how endive can fit into a healthy and balanced eating pattern, search:

The Australian Dietary Guidelines or  Nutrition Australia's Healthy Eating Pyramid.

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