Healthy Cabbage!

Posted by Anne Trueman on Tue, Mar 25, 2014  
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Think of cabbage and you are instantly reminded of the healthy salads. Not many are aware of the healthy benefits associated with the leafy vegetable.

 

This ubiquitous widely available humble vegetable is packed with minerals and vitamins and is full of healthy nutrition.

 

Here is a glimpse of the unmatched benefits of cabbage.

 

The leafy green vegetable is low in calories and poor in fat content. It is a ‘must’ in the list of calorie and fitness conscious people.

 

Fights Cancer:

Cabbage is effective in wading off cancer as it has amazing anti-cancer ingredients such as lupeol and sinigrin. They help in lowering the threat of prostate, breast, stomach and colon cancer.

 

Helps Lose Weight:

Cabbage is low in calorie content and is ideal for weight loss. Since ages cabbage is known to promote digestion and aids in getting rid of waste from the digestive system.

 

It surely, is the ultimate vegetable for all weight conscious people.

 

Fights Ulcers:

An important benefit of cabbage is that it helps in detoxifying intestines and improves the innermost covering of stomach. It is a boon for people suffering from ulcers and indigestion.

 

Fights Skin Inflammation:

Due to its amazing anti-inflammatory qualities, cabbage is very effective in fighting off skin inflammation. So, include plenty of cabbage in your food and keep your skin healthy.

 

Rich in Folic Acid:

Cabbage is enriched with folic acid and so is ideal for treating anemia.

 

Folic acid is required for the formation of new blood cells and cabbage is a rich source of folic acid.

 

Prevents Premature Aging:

Since cabbage contains high quantities of antioxidants, it therefore helps in delaying premature aging. Are you sick of trying the commercially available anti-wrinkle creams and lotions? Here is a proven solution, include a lot of cabbage in your daily food and be sure to keep skin radiant and wrinkle-free. 

 

The vitamin A and E found in cabbage helps in rejuvenating skin cells and makes it more supple and glowing.

 

Keeps your Hair Stronger:

Cabbage is helpful in preventing hair fall.

 

Surprised! Yes, it is true, cabbage has high amount of sulphur and therefore helps in preventing hair fall. You can eat cabbage or drink its freshly extracted juice and check the menace of falling hair.

 

You can even apply cabbage paste on hair as hair mask. It provides immense nutrition to hair roots and makes them shiny and strong. 

 

In crux, it can be said that cabbage caters to your overall wellness and health!

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