Saturday, October 12, 2013

Why eat Cabbage?

Why eat Cabbage?
Do u know Cabbage is one of the oldest vegetables, dating back to the 1600’s. Cabbage is king of the cruciferous vegetable family.
Cabbage is used in many ways, ranging from eating raw and simple steaming to pickling, stewing, sauteing or braising.
Pickling is one of the most popular ways of preserving cabbage, creating dishes such as sauerkraut and kimchee.
Cabbage leaves are as effective as chilled gel packs in relieving pain and swelling. Cabbage is a low calorie food and rich in antioxidant. Cabbage is low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, High in Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Potassium.
When buying Green Cabbage look for tight, heavy heads, free of insects and decay. When cooking cabbage remember a brief cooking time is needed. Cook just until tender and use stainless steel pots and pans.

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