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What are the benefits of cabbage?

Cabbage is a vegetable from the cruciferous family. Even though it is very low in calories, it has an impressive nutrient profile.

Benefits:

  • Rich in vitamin K

  • Rich in vitamin C

  • Helps with ulcers and gastritis

  • Good for blood sugars

  • Contains phytonutrients (healthy substances found in plants)

  • Contains sinigrin sulfur (anticancer)

  • Contains DIM (detoxes / balances estrogen)

  • Also contains the following in small amounts:

    • manganese

    • vitamin B6

    • calcium

    • potassium

    • magnesium

Additional benefits of red cabbage:

  • 10 times more vitamin A than green cabbage

  • More vitamin C than green cabbage

  • 2 times more iron than green cabbage

  • Contains anthocyanins

    • anticancer

    • anti-inflammatory

    • reduces free radical damage (oxidative damage)

Both red cabbage and green cabbage are healthy. Red cabbage has a little bit more of a few nutrients. It’s recommended that you consume both types.

How to consume it

Eating coleslaw Mixing it into salads Cabbage juice Steamed cabbage

Where to get it

You can get it at any grocery store.

Last updated: Sep 13, 2023 19:25 PM