Thursday, March 25, 2010

St. Patty's Day Cabbage

Did you know that cabbage is really good for you ? Cabbage contains phytonutrients that can protect the body against free radicals that can damage cell membranes. These phytonutrients are antioxidants.
Cabbage is a :

muscle builder


eye strengthener

Cabbage contains iron and sulfer. It also contains:

140mg potassium

46 mg calcium

per 100g serving.

Cabbage may lower the incidence of cancer in:




Cabbage contains sulforaphone, a chemical that stimulates the production of
glutathione which is an antioxidant. This antioxidant is neccesary for liver detoxification. And, did you know that red cabbage is better than green cabbage ?
Red cabbage contains 6 to 8 times the vitamin C of
green cabbage.
It also contains anthocyanin, and antioxidant the protects brain cells and
may help in preventing Alzheimer's disease.

Antioxidant power in green or red !!!

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