Kale

  • Kale contains seven times the beta-carotene of broccoli, carotenoid keep UV rays from damaging the eyes causing cataracts.
  • Kale is a rich source of well-absorbed calcium, a mineral that is important to prevent osteoporosis.
  • High in fiber, this helps create the bulk you need to fill you up and to make your bowel movement regular.
  • Kale is a rich source of folate and vitamin B6
  • Kale also contains a powerful phytochemical sulforaphane which helps boost body’s detoxification enzymes, thus helping to clear potentially carcinogenic substances more quickly. Sulforaphane is formed when cruciferous vegetables like kale are chopped or chewed.
Madhupriya Rai Health tips of the day, Kale

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