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April 24, 2013 • Healthy Eating & Nutrition

Why Cabbage is So Great for You

No matter how you slice it – all varieties of cabbage are a stellar food for health and vitality. For just 30 calories per cup, cabbage serves up a huge dose of vitamins K, C, and beta-carotene, along with 8 other key nutrients. Like its cruciferous cousins – cabbage is most prized for that terrific trio of antioxidant power, anti-inflammatory power, and detoxification power that make it an exceptional food for broad spectrum disease protection. To optimize its health benefits, it’sbest to eat it raw or lightly cooked via steaming or stir-steaming. Here are two delicious ways to include this amazing vegetable in your diet:
Cilantro-lime Cabbage Slaw
Sauteed Green Cabbage with Rosemary and Lemon