Health Benefits Of Cabbage

Health

Published
Oct 10, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Cabbage is a versatile vegetable that is low in calories, high in nutrients and can be found in green, white or purple colours

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Here are some benefits of this healthy vegetable

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Nutrient-dense in nature

Protein, folate, potassium, magnesium and calcium are all included in this low-calorie vegetable

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These nutrients aid vital biological functions such as metabolism and nervous system function

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Reduces inflammation

Antioxidants included in cruciferous vegetables like cabbage may aid to prevent chronic inflammation

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Antioxidants such as sulforaphane and kaempferol found in cabbage provide an anti-inflammatory effect

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Aids digestion

This vegetable is high in insoluble fibre, which is good for your intestines

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Fiber adds weight to the stool and encourages regular bowel movements, which helps to keep the digestive system healthy

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Regulates blood pressure

Cabbage which is rich in potassium, is a delicious way to lower high blood pressure and keep it in a healthy range

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Potassium aids blood pressure regulation by counteracting the effects of sodium in the body

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