Nutritive leafy cabbage for the health conscious
Cabbage may lower the incidence of lung, stomach and colon prostate cancer.health and fitness Updated: Feb 08, 2010 00:58 IST
1 Cabbage works to protect the human body from free radicals that can damage the cell membranes. It also signals our genes to increase its production of enzymes involved in detoxification.
2 Cabbage may lower the incidence of lung, stomach and colon prostate cancer.
3 Cabbage is a muscle builder, blood cleanser and eye strengthener.
4 To heal stomach ulcer, the juice of fresh raw cabbage is known to be beneficial. It is also effective in treating fungal infection.
5 Cabbage is rich in iron and sulphur.
6 Cabbage contain a substance that can increase the production of antioxidant and detoxification enzymes. Red Cabbage has more of this substance than the green cabbage.
7 The vitamin C content of red cabbage is 6-8 times higher than that of the green cabbage.
8 Red cabbage contain anthocyanin (red pigment/colour) is an antioxidant that can help protect brain cells, thus help prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
— Compiled by Aroma Sah