Cabbage

One of the most nutritious foods for its value. With it’s cholesterol lowering qualities, this fiber rich food is a great addition to any meal. Other benefits include anti-inflammatory, cancer prevention, digestive support and cardiovascular system support.

Creative Cabbage

How to Choose and Keep
Choose heads that are firm and shiny. Make sure the outer leaves are not damaged; as it is likely the internal leaves are damaged too. Try to buy it fresh and avoid the pre-cut forms. Keep cabbage cold in a plastic bag. It should keep for about 1-2 weeks.

Preparation
To get the most the nutrients out of cabbage it is best steamed. Make sure you wash thoroughly before you steam.

Nutrients
Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Fiber, Manganese, Molybdenum, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Tryptophan, Calcium, and Vitamin B1

Action Steps
1. Find a fresh head of red cabbage and use in your salad.
2. Steam some green cabbage as a wonderful side with some steamed leafy greens.
3. Find a great pigs in the blanket recipe The REAL ONE with cabbage. It’s call Halupki.

(Resources: whfoods.com, food.com)