Cabbage is a leafy green vegetable crop grown for its dense leaved heads.
Here are some unique ways cabbage improves your health.
Cabbage is a good source of vitamin C. A 100 grams of this vegetable can provide you with 60% of daily value of vitamin C.
Vitamin C is a collagen booster which is the most abundant protein. Collagen provides structural support to the tissues and prevents premature sagging of skin and wrinkles etc.
BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEM
Vitamin C in cabbage promotes the production of white blood cells and improves the body’s capability of fighting infections and viruses.
Cabbage is 93% water. Cabbage is also abundant in fiber. Both of these elements induce stomach stretch receptors send signals of satiety to the brain ultimately lowering your calorie intake.
PREVENTS ACID REFLUX
Fiber is affluently present in cabbage. Fiber acts as a medium for stomach acids to act upon, thus preventing heartburn.
PREVENT COLON CANCER
Fiber acts as a barrier between toxins in the stool and colon mucosa, reducing their contact time and decreasing risks of developing Colon cancer.