Saffron Health
Health with Saffron Nutrition

There are different spices in the worldwide but Iranian saffron is considered one of the world's most expensive spices. All of Iranian saffron has taste, smell and excellent fragrance and uses them in different medical consumption, delicious and funny foods and drinks.

Iranian saffron is rich of high nutrient, minerals ( Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, man genus, Phosphorous, Potassium, selenium, sodium) , vitamins( A, B9, C), fatty acids ( Omega 3, Omega 6), protein, dietary fiber, antioxidants so all of various saffron helps and raises  the immune system against diseases.
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Nutritional value per each 100 g of Iranian saffron:

  1. Minerals
  • Potassium - 252 mg

Potassium is a type of Ionic Salt which is naturally found dissolved in sea water and as part of the mineral content of spices. We think that it has important role in balancing out levels of blood pressure and regulating them to more standard level. Also potassium helps your muscles contract and your nerves function normally.

  • Calcium – 111 mg

This is a very well-known fact that the calcium is very essential for the human body, and is also very important for the developments of the overall body. The healthy way to have the use of the calcium is to simply take their use from the help of natural elements including spices (saffron).

  • Phosphorus – 252 mg

The health benefits of phosphorous include healthy bone formation, improved digestion, regulated excretion, protein formation, hormonal balance, improved energy extraction, cellular repair, optimized chemical reactions, and proper nutrient utilization. The health benefits of phosphorous make it an important role in each our diet.

  • Iron – 11.1 mg

Iron is one of the most ingredients that keep the body immune. This mineral provides hemoglobin or red blood cells that it's caused the red blood.

  • Copper – 0.3 mg

Copper is required for the production of red blood cells. Magnesium is essential for bone growth.

  • Manganese – 28.4 mg

Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme.

  • Magnesium – 264 mg

Magnesium makes the muscles in your heart and blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure. It may also help lower levels of triglycerides.

  • Selenium – 5.6 mcg

Selenium is a part of several enzymes necessary for the body. Our body needs only a small amount of selenium. Saffron contains smaller amounts of Selenium.

  • Zinc – 1.1 mg

This metal is important in a number of key activities, ranging from protein and carbohydrate metabolism to the immune system, wound healing, growth and vision.

2.  Vitamins

  • Vitamin C – 80 mg

Vitamin C is a power antioxidant that can:

  • The body cells protection as the damaging effects of free radicals
  • Be important for the formation of collagen, cartilage, blood vessels, and muscles
  • Prevent conditions such as colon cancer, atherosclerosis, and diabetic heart disease.


  • Vitamin A – 330 IU

The saffron contains smaller amounts of vitamin A. Vitamin A has many benefits for us, including:
Treat vitamin A deficiency
Reduce complications of diseases such as malaria, HIV, measles, and diarrhea in children with vitamin A deficiency.  

  • Vitamin B9 (Folate) – 1 mg

Folate and folic acid are both forms of B9. Folate occurs naturally in fresh foods, but folic acid found in supplements. Your body needs folate to produce red blood cells, as well as components of the nervous system. It helps in the formation and creation of DNA and maintaining normal brain function. It has also been proven to reduce the risk for an NTD-affected (neural tube defect) pregnancy by 50 to 70 percent. Folic acid is vital for proper cell growth and development of the embryo. That is why it is important for a woman to have enough folate/folic acid in her body both before and during pregnancy.

3.  Fatty acids – 5.8 g

Fatty acids are one of essential elements for our body. They are necessary substrates in animal metabolism and cannot create inside our body so we must be obtained from food. Iranian saffron has two essential fatty acids, Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are important in the normal functioning of all tissues of the body. They could lower the risk for conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease and depression.
The saffron contains smaller amounts of fatty acids. It's about 5.8 g.

4.  Protein – 11.43 g

The spices can be a good source of protein. Studies show protein works as a building block for healthy skin, hair, bones, and heart in our body.  Protein also helps build and repair muscle tissue.

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