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Kale Vegetable

Kale is a green leafy vegetable that belongs to the Brassica family. Kale is a very versatile and nutritious green leafy vegetable. It is a widely popular vegetable since ancient Greek and Roman times for its low fat, no cholesterol but health benefiting anti-oxidant properties.

 

Eating a diet high in Vitamin K can help protect against various cancers.

 

It is also necessary for a wide variety of bodily functions including normal bone health and blood clotting.

 

Also increased levels of vitamin K can help people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

 

Per calorie, kale has more calcium than milk, which aids in preventing bone loss, preventing osteoporosis and maintaining a healthy metabolism. Vitamin C is also helpful to maintain cartilage and joint flexibility.

 

The healthy balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids keeps your body strong, healthy and beautiful from the inside out.

 

Kale’s concentration of major nutrients gives your skin’s health and appearance a boost.

 

Kale’s Vitamin A content helps keep the eyes from optical disorders that come with age.

 

It also helps store vitamins in the retina. The calcium and vitamin K and D keep your bones strong.
The fiber, potassium, vitamin C and B6 content in kale all support heart health.

 

An increase in potassium intake along with a decrease in sodium intake is the most important dietary change that a person can make to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease.

 

Kale is high in vitamin A, a nutrient required for sebum production to keep hair moisturized.

 

Vitamin A is also necessary for the growth of all bodily tissues, including skin and hair.

 

Sufficient intake of vitamin C, which kale can provide, is needed for the building and maintenance of collagen, which provides structure to skin and hair.

 

Kale can be enjoyed raw in salads or on sandwiches or wraps, braised, boiled, sautéed or added to soups and casseroles.

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