kale the super green vegetable

Health benefits of Kale

Kale Or leaf cabbage, belongs to a group of cabbage (Brassica oleracea) cultivars grown for their edible leaves, although some are used as ornamentals.

Kale plants have green or purple leaves, and the central leaves do not form a head (as with headed cabbage).

Although there are many domesticated forms of Brassica oleracea. Kale is more similar to wild cabbage

Kale contains fibre, antioxidants, calcium, vitamins C and K, iron, and a wide range of other nutrients that can help prevent various health problems.

Free radicals, which are toxins, are unstable molecules. If they start to build up in the body, they can cause cell damage.

A build-up of free radicals can lead to health problems such as inflammation and diseases.

Experts believe that free radicals may play a role in the development of cancer.

Kale is a nutrition superstar due to the amounts of vitamins A, K, B6 and C, calcium, potassium, copper, and manganese it contains. One cup of raw kale has just thirty-three calories and only seven grams of carbohydrate. So, it is a very diabetes-friendly/weight-friendly vegetable.

Adding kale to your meals is not just tasty but really simple You can simply add it to your salads or use it in recipes.

A popular snack is kale chips, where you drizzle some extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil on your kale, add some salt and then bake in it an oven until dry.

Kale is absolutely delicious and makes a great crunchy, super healthy snack, put it your salads for an extra crunch, you could add kale to smoothies to help boost your daily nutrients as kale is one of the healthiest and most nutritious food in the world. 

There isn’t one single food that we can eat that will give us super health. We have to eat a well balanced diet, including food from all the food groups We must stay hydrated and focus on fitness and self care. Read my blog on the health benefits of tomatoes. Below is four of my e-books that you can download from my website. Which can help and guild you to the very peak of your health and fitness. 


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A.C.S Nutritional Therapist and weight loss specialist. A registered nutritional therapist.

A.C.S Nutritional Therapist and weight loss specialist.
A registered nutritional therapist.

By Aaron Christopher Slade