The rocket leaves are low in saturated fat, and very low in cholesterol. It is an anti oxidant and helps you to lower glucose levels, increase insulin sensitivity, and prevent oxidative stress induced changes in patients with diabetes. It is popularly known as arugula or salad rocket is nutritious green-leafy vegetable. The young tender leaves carry a bitter peppery flavor that makes it mostly a salad vegetable. Rocket leaves have a sweet, nutty flavor when they are young but start developing a strong spicy flavor as they mature. It adds a powerful health boost to any menu choice.