Categories: Under the categorie cabbage you can count the following: red, gree, Savoy, bok choy, Chinese cabbage, kohlrabi, Brussel sprouts
Actions: antibacterial, anticancer, helps memory, antioxidant, detoxifying, anit-inflammatory, energising, germ-killing, boosts immunity and promotes healing
Cabbage is an unlikely nutrition powerhouse. It’s low in calories, a good source of fiber and packed full of antioxidants and vitamins K and C. It’s also been proved to help with digestion, reduce the risk of heart disease and regulate blood pressure. It helps fighting cancer and is a good source of choline which improves mental function. Cabbage is one of only four vegetbales that are high in vitamin E. Cabbage has also been used as nutritive tonic to restore strength after training and when recovery is needed. Beneficial to the liver, cabbage is also effective in preventing colon cancer and may be of help to diabetics by reducing blood sugar levels.
Buying and Storing: fresh cabbage has loose outer leaves aroung a firm center head. Stored cabbbage does not have outer wrapper leaves and tends to be paler in color. Cabbage will keep for up to two weeks in a bag in the refrigerator.
Cooking: This vegetable is so versatile: It can be sautéed, braised, grilled, stuffed, fermented or even used as noodles in soup.