This article uncovers 9 surprising health benefits of cabbage, all backed by science:
1. Cabbage Is Packed With Nutrients
Cabbage is a low-calorie vegetable that is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
Cabbage contains powerful antioxidants that may help reduce inflammation.
3. Cabbage Is Packed With Vitamin C
Your body needs vitamin C for many important functions, and it is a potent antioxidant. Red cabbage is particularly high in this nutrient, providing about 85% of the RDI per cup (89 grams).
4. It Helps Improve Digestion
Cabbage contains insoluble fibre, which keeps the digestive system healthy by providing fuel for friendly bacteria and promoting regular bowel movements.
The Bottom Line
Cabbage is an exceptionally healthy food. It has an outstanding nutrient profile and is especially high in vitamins C and K. In addition, eating cabbage may even help lower the risk of certain diseases, improve digestion and combat inflammation. Plus, cabbage makes a tasty and inexpensive addition to a number of recipes. With so many potential health benefits, it is easy to see why cabbage deserves some time in the spotlight and some room on your plate."
Dauphinoise Casserole with Cabbage (or Celeriac) - see here
Braised Savoy cabbage with bacon - see here
Cabbage soup, low carb - see here
Italian cabbage stir fry - see here
You will find a variety of articles and recipes within this blog, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.