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Cabbage is a source of Vitamin A

The plant is also called head cabbage or heading cabbage, and in
Scotland a bowkail, from its rounded shape.

The cultivated cabbage is derived from a leafy
plant called the wild
mustard plant, native to the Mediterranean region, where it is common
along the seacoast.

The largest cabbage dish ever made was on 19
December 2008 in the
Macedonian city of Prilep, with 80,191 sarmas (cabbage rolls) weighing
544 kg (1,221 lbs).

Cabbage is: Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol,
High in Dietary
Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin A,
Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Iron and Magnesium.

Histidine, a compound found in cabbage
regulates the T-cells of the
immune system. This is essential in the treatment of allergies and
other illnesses caused due to a weak immune system.

Cabbage is a source of Vitamin A which your
body needs for healthy skin and eyes.

Drinking juiced cabbage is known to assist in
curing stomach and intestinal ulcers.

To keep red cabbage red,
try adding a tablespoon of white vinegar to the cooking water.

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