Nutritional Profile and Food Rating System Chart of Cabbage

Nutritional Profile and Food Rating System Chart of Cabbage

Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin B6. It is also a very good source of manganese, dietary fiber, potassium, vitamin B1, folate and copper. Additionally, cabbage is a good source of choline, phosphorus, vitamin B2, magnesium, calcium, selenium, iron, pantothenic acid, protein and niacin. As described earlier in this food profile, cabbage is also a unique source of several types of phytonutrients. Its overall antioxidant activity is largely due to its unusual phenol and polyphenol content. With red cabbage, these polyphenols include antioxidant and…

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Methods of Preparing, Cooking and Enjoying Cabbage

Methods of Preparing, Cooking and Enjoying Cabbage

If you haven’t eaten cabbage in a while, we urge you to look again at this healthy, unsung hero of the vegetable world. Want beautiful skin, to lose weight, a great immune system? See five great reasons to eat (and grow) cabbage! 5 Reasons to Enjoy Cabbage Cabbage offers huge health benefits that can not be ignored! Many health benefits are similar to broccoli (they’re in the same plant family). Cabbage is high in beta-carotene, vitamin C and fiber. (Vitamin C to reduce toxins which are the main causes of arthritis, gout,…

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How to Select and Store Cabbage

How to Select and Store Cabbage

Cabbage is a very healthy green leafy vegetable that offers various health benefits. Read on to know the best way to select and store it to utilize its nutrients in the best way possible. If you’re a home gardener and harvest your entire crop of cabbage due to weather conditions, you may have a food storage problem to consider. It’s time to get creative with your storage methods to prevent your veggies from going bad. We’ll show you how to store cabbage using a variety of means. This cool-season crop…

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History and Description of Cabbage

History and Description of Cabbage

Cabbage has a round shape and is composed of superimposed leaf layers. It is a member of the food family traditionally known as cruciferous vegetables and is very closely related to kale, broccoli, collards and Brussels sprouts.   Cabbage is a leafy vegetable from the wide family of “brassicas”. It is grown annually, and we eat its dense green or purple leaves in many different dishes. Head of cabbage, which can grow from 0.5 to 4 kilograms, is rich in vitamins and minerals, has almost no fat and is very…

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Red Cabbage: Uses and Nutritional Value

Red Cabbage: Uses and Nutritional Value

While green cabbage is the most commonly eaten variety of cabbage, we highly recommend trying red cabbage because of its added nutritional benefits and its robust hearty flavor. We don’t think you will be disappointed. The rich red color of red cabbage reflects its concentration of anthocyanin polyphenols, which bring along with them unique antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Red cabbage (Brassica oleracea L. var. capitata f, rubra) has quite a few beneficial effects as it is rich in a number of nutrients and vitamins. Consumption of cabbage helps to prevent…

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The Food Rating System Chart of Cabbage

In order to better help you identify foods that feature a high concentration of nutrients for the calories they contain, we created a Food Rating System. This system allows us to highlight the foods that are especially rich in particular nutrients. The following chart shows the nutrients for which this food is either an excellent, very good, or good source (below the chart you will find a table that explains these Food Rating System Chart of Cabbage qualifications). If a nutrient is not listed in the chart, it does not…

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Health Benefits of Cabbage

Nutritional Profile and Food Rating System Chart of Cabbage

While cardiovascular protection and decreased risk of type 2 diabetes have been areas of increased research interest with respect to cabbage intake, it is the area of cancer prevention that still offers the largest number of health-related studies for this cruciferous vegetable. To date, more than 475 studies have examined the role of this cruciferous vegetable in cancer prevention (and in some cases, cancer treatment). The uniqueness of cabbage in cancer prevention is due to the three different types of nutrient richness found in this widely enjoyed food. The three…

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Find Out The Latest Findings About Cabbage

Nutritional Profile and Food Rating System Chart of Cabbage

Did you know that cabbage was one of two vegetable types (the other type was root vegetables) found to be a mainstay for prevention of type 2 diabetes in a recent study of over 57,000 adults in the country of Denmark? In this very large-scale study, adults who closely followed the Healthy Nordik Food Index were found to have the lowest incidence of type 2 diabetes. Importantly, this key health benefit was linked to six food intake categories: (1) fish, (2) rye bread, (3) oatmeal, (4) apples and pears, (5)…

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Amazing Advantages of eating Raw Cabbage

Do you know that there are some many advantages attached with eating Raw Cabbage? Am sure some of you my friends may not believe it or may find it a little difficult to believe because even me doubted initially until I finally figured out that it is actually true! So here are some reasons why you definitely need to eat raw cabbages below: 🗣Cabbage is a great source of manganese, dietary fiber, potassium, vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin B6. It delays the aging process. It promotes good eye health.…

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