Benefits of Cabbage

Health and Nutritional Benefits of Cabbage:

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  • Being rich in vitamin A, cabbage is said to be very good for your eyes as well as your skin.
  • Cabbage contains phytonutrients that helps the body in fighting against the free radicals responsible for damaging the cell membranes. At the same time, phytonutrients aids the production of enzymes that help in detoxification.
  • Cabbage has been found to be associated with lower incidence of cancer, especially lung, stomach and colon prostate cancer.
  • Cabbage is very good for building of muscles and thus, getting a healthy body.
  • Researches have proved that fresh cabbage juice helps in healing of stomach ulcer.
  • Fresh cabbage juice comprises of sulfur and is thus, very effective in treatment of fungus infection.
  • Cabbage has been related to lowering of serum cholesterol.
  • The vitamin B in cabbage helps in sustaining veracity of nerve endings as well as boosting of energy metabolism.
  • Red cabbage contains an antioxidant known as anthocyanin. This antioxidant is believed to be helpful in protection of brain cells and thus, in the avoidance of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Cabbage also contains lots of vitamin C and vitamin D. The former helps in the burning of fat, while the latter helps maintain skin vigor.
  • Sulforaphane, found in cabbage, augments the production of antioxidant and detoxification enzymes in the body.
  • Cabbage has anti-inflammatory properties. It also contains lactic acid that acts to disinfect colon.
  • Drinking 25-50 ml of cabbage juice helps treat headache, asthma, bronchitis and digestion problems