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Nutritional Facts on Cabbage





Cabbage is a strong and easy to grow vegetable. It inexpensive, and is found in
almost all parts of the world.

-Cabbage helps to promote weight loss in some people. This is because of
its content of Vitamin C, which helps burn fat, as well as of Vitamin
B, which increases metabolism and thereby helps the body burn off fat.
- If one is looking for ingredients of a low calorie diet, cabbage is at the
top of the list. One cup of cabbage only holds about 15 calories. It is
definitely a weight-loss food.
-Vitamin A Content: Cabbage is a source of Vitamin A which your body
needs for healthy skin and eyes.
-Vitamin C Content: Due to its relatively high amount of Vitamin C,
cabbage helps boost the Immune System, as well as assisting in removing
toxics from the body, and playing a role in burning fat.
-Vitamin E Content: Vitamin E is known for keeping the skin healthy, as
well as for assisting oxygen uptake of the blood cells. Having
sufficient amounts of Vitamin E in one's body helps to reduce acne.
-Vitamin B: An essential vitamin for your nerve system, also known to
assist in reducing stress and in boosting metabolism.
-Drinking juiced cabbage is known to assist in curing stomach and
intestinal ulcers.
-Cabbage is even known to help keep your skin in a healthy condition,
due to its vitamin E content.
- It contains quantities of fiber and iron, which help to keep the digestive
tract and colon in a healthy condition.
This is by no means a complete list of all the benefits of cabbage. It
serves to give you a general outline.
In earlier times, the ashes of burnt cabbage leaves were a key ingredient
in disinfectant ointments. These days, commercial disinfectants are
widely available, so one need not go through motions of burning cabbage
in order to disinfect a small cut. The primary benefit of cabbage in
modern times comes when it is simply made part of one's diet. Special
diets exist which are based on cabbage.
There are many different varieties of cabbage. Green Cabbage and Red Cabbage
are the most common, and are the types we are most familiar with.
Other types include Savoy Cabbage, Bok Choy cabbage, and Nappa cabbage (which
are used in many Asian dishes, but are equally useful within other
recipes).


   
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