Jump to content

Cabbage


Jmrie_
 Share

Recommended Posts

 

Kaya kain lang ng cabbage.

SUBSCRIBE
 
 
 
 

NUTRITION

Evidence Based

9 Impressive Health Benefits of Cabbage

jillian-pic.png?w=105&h=105
Written by Jillian Kubala, MS, RD on November 4, 2017
 

Despite its impressive nutrient content, cabbage is often overlooked.

While it may look a lot like lettuce, it actually belongs to the Brassica genus of vegetables, which includes broccoli, cauliflower and kale (1).

It comes in a variety of shapes and colors, including red, purple, white and green, and its leaves can be either crinkled or smooth.

This vegetable has been grown around the world for thousands of years and can be found in a variety of dishes, including sauerkraut, kimchi and coleslaw.

Additionally, cabbage is loaded with vitamins and minerals.

This article uncovers 9 surprising health benefits of cabbage, all backed by science.

 
 

Farmer Holding CabbageShare on Pinterest

Even though cabbage is very low in calories, it has an impressive nutrient profile.

In fact, just 1 cup (89 grams) of raw green cabbage contains (2?

  • Calories: 22
  • Protein: 1 gram
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Vitamin K: 85% of the RDI
  • Vitamin ? 54% of the RDI
  • Folate: 10% of the RDI
  • Manganese: 7% of the RDI
  • Vitamin B6: 6% of the RDI
  • Calcium: 4% of the RDI
  • Potassium: 4% of the RDI
  • Magnesium: 3% of the RDI

Cabbage also contains small amounts of other micronutrients, including vitamin A, iron and riboflavin.

As you can see in the list above, it is rich in vitamin B6 and folate, both of which are essential for many important processes in the body, including energy metabolism and the normal functioning of the nervous system.

 

Source: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/benefits-of-cabbage#section1

FB_IMG_1596432849697.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.