Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin B6.
Cabbage is a nutritious vegetable and a fodder plant of the mustard family. It has a round shape with green, white, and purple leaves which is usually eaten cooked. Cabbage is also known as Cole. Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin C, B6, and C. Additionally, cabbage is also a good source of phosphorus, vitamin B2, and choline, protein, iron, calcium, and magnesium.
Cabbage is considered as the cheapest vegetable to buy and produce since it has been eaten for centuries. Due to interest in health qualities, cabbage is recognized as a highly nutritious and superfood amongst all the vegetables. Furthermore, Cabbage is also known as the most consumed vegetable in the worldwide world.
Interesting Health Benefits of Cabbage That You Should Probably Know
- Cabbage is rich in antioxidants and vitamins.
- Cabbage is also quite low in calories and but high in fiber.
- Cabbage is rich in sulphur and silicon which are called ‘beauty minerals’ which helps to promote healthy skin.
- Cabbage is also known for brain food that helps with mental function and concentration.
- Cabbage has many essential nutrients that help to maintain healthy hair.
- Cabbage helps to improve mood and energy.
Interesting facts about cabbage:
- Cabbage is one of the oldest vegetables back to the 1600s.
- Cabbage can be eaten raw, steamed, boiled, microwaved, stir-fried, and braised.
- Cabbage develops head 70 to 120 days after planting.
- Cabbage’s largest manufacturer is from China, whereas Russia is the largest that consumes the most.
- Cabbage has a thin taproot that usually grows 8 to 12 inches deep into the ground.
Nutrition facts of cabbage:
Per 100 grams of cabbage contain :
- 0.10 gm fat,
- 18 mg sodium,
- 170 mg potassium,
- 5.80 gm carbohydrates
- 1.28 gm protein.