Bittercress is a member of the Brassica family and therefore is likely to contain fairly high levels of goitrogens, which if consumed in large quantities can interfere with the body's ability to absorb iodine from the diet. We therefore recommend that it is fed in moderation and as part of a wider, varied diet.
Please be aware that two or more
goitrogenic plants should not be fed in conjunction with each other, and
the sum total of goitrogenic foods should not exceed the guideline for a
single plant of 'in moderation' (amber-green) or 'sparingly'
(amber-red). This will ensure that goitrogenic consumption stays within