Sunday, 17 December 2017

KALE: SUPERFOOD IN THE LIMELIGHT


Most people are not aware of the health benefits of kale. Kale is a member of the cabbage family which is beneficial for maintaining healthy skin, hair and strong bones, as well as helping with digestion and lowering the risk for
heart disease. Kale can be enjoyed as raw in salads or on sandwiches or wraps, braised, boiled, sauteed or added to soups and casseroles.

·         Powerhouse Of Vitamins And Minerals
Kale is a leafy green cruciferous vegetable that is chock-full of essential vitamins A, C and K as well as minerals like copper, potassium, iron, manganese and phosphorus.

·         Antioxidant Properties
The phytonutrient indole-3-carbinol aids in DNA cell repairs and aids in slowing the growth of cancer cells. Because of its sulforaphane content, kale helps to protect against prostate and colon cancers. It also contains lutein and zeaxanthin, which help protect your eyes from macular degeneration.

·         Anti-inflammatory Properties
Kale has been compared to beef, because of iron, protein, and calcium. Kale’s anti-inflammatory properties have been related to the prevention and even reversal of arthritis, heart disease, and several autoimmune diseases.

·         Rich Source of Healthy Fats

Kale is an excellent source of these healthy fats. They may also help combat autoimmune diseases, such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

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