Monday, March 18, 2013

Why eat Cabbage everyday?

Why eat Cabbage everyday? Cabbage is a stomach's best friend.
Cabbage is a leafy vegetable of Brassica family, round or oval in shape, consisting of soft light green or whitish inner leaves covered with harder and dark green outer leaves. It is widely used throughout the world, eaten cooked or raw as salad and is a very popular vegetable. Cabbage is a sturdy, strong and abundant vegetable. Cabbage is rich in vitamin A, cabbage is said to be very good for your eyes as well as your skin.
Cabbage has been found to lower the incidence of cancer.
The vegetable is very good for building of muscles and thus, getting a healthy body. This is because it is rich in iodine, which is necessary for proper muscle development.
Cabbage has been related to lowering cholesterol.
Red cabbage contains antioxidant. Red cabbage boasts more health benefits than the green variety.
Cabbage also contains lots of vitamin C and vitamin D.
Cabbage is known to have detoxifying properties.
Cabbage is an anti-inflammatory vegetable.
Even if your fridge is full of other foods, you should still consider eating cabbage. It’s very low in calories and high in fiber. Together, these two attributes spell weight loss, which should benefit your blood sugar.
From all of the cooking methods the best way to cook cabbage is sauté. By doing so it provides the greatest flavor and is also a method that allows for concentrated nutrient retention.
A whole cabbage will keep in the refrigerator for one to two weeks, and five or six days when chopped.
In population studies, people eating the most cabbage were the least likely to develop cancers. Throughout history cabbage has been harvested for its medicinal purposes also.

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