1 leaf= 6 calories
Cabbage has massive amounts of many phytochemicals like thiocyanates, indole-3-carbinol, lutein, zexanthin, sulforaphane and isothiocyanates. These compounds are powerful anti-oxidants and known to help protect against breast, colon, and prostate cancers and help reduce LDL or â€œbad cholesterolâ€ levels in the blood.
It is also a very good source of vitamin K which plays a role in bone metabolism by promoting osteotrophic activity in them.
FIBER, MANGANESE, AND FOLIC ACID: A great source of all three!
PHYTOCHEMICALS: These protective plant chemicals, especially glucosinolates, are abundant in cabbage and account for the cancer fighting properties.
IRON: The darker the leaves the more iron, and thanks to the high Vitamin C content you can be sure it’s all getting absorbed.
VITAMIN K AND C: A powerful dose of both.