PLEASE NOTE: We only deliver to HX, OL14-15 and BD13-22 postcodes.

What are the health benefits of rhubarb?

Rhubarb is a vegetable that is low in calories and high in nutrients. Here are a few of the health benefits of rhubarb:

  1. Rich in fibre: Rhubarb is a good source of dietary fibre, which can help to promote healthy digestion and regular bowel movements.

  2. High in antioxidants: Rhubarb contains antioxidants such as vitamin C, which can help to protect the body from the damage caused by free radicals.

  3. May help lower blood pressure: Rhubarb contains potassium, which can help to lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease.

  4. May have anti-inflammatory properties: Rhubarb contains compounds that may have anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to reduce inflammation in the body.

  5. May aid in weight loss: As rhubarb is low in calories and high in fibre, it can help to promote feelings of fullness and may aid in weight loss.

  6. May improve bone health: Rhubarb contains high amounts of calcium and phosphorus, which are essential for maintaining strong and healthy bones.

  7. May improve digestion: The high levels of dietary fibre found in rhubarb can help to prevent constipation and improve digestion.

Despite its many potential benefits, it's best to consume it in moderation as it contains oxalates, which can be harmful in large amounts.

When it's in season you can shop for rhubarb online with Fresh Farm Deliveries. We deliver to Halifax, Todmorden, Littleborough, Hebden Bridge, Haworth and surrounding areas (BD13-23, HX and OL14-15 postcodes).