I LOVE cabbage! I love it raw, steamed, baked, grilled, boiled, and even fermented! It is an amazing addition to any meal in my opinion. The funny thing is cabbage is beyond amazing for you health!
Years ago when sailors used to travel back and forth between the European & North American continents, they would get scurvy. One of the best ways to prevent scurvy is with Vitamin C & Fermented Foods. So the sailors would begin taking cabbage & citrus fruits with them when they were sailing to prevent scurvy.
Here are 11 Reasons why cabbage is amazing for your health:
1: Slows the Aging Process: It is full of Vitamin C & Vitamin A- which play a huge role in anti-aging!
2: Prevents colon cancer: There are many studies that show that people who eat large amounts of cabbage are far less likely to develop colon cancer. It is chock full of healthy fiber that is amazing for keeping your bowels moving regularly and not leaving behind much waste at all.
3: Heals Ulcers: Especially Red Cabbage! Eat about 1/4 of a raw red cabbage (per day) if you are having ulcers and it will heal very quickly.
4: Heals & Prevents Cataracts: Cabbage is high in Vitamin A & Beta Carotene, which are essential for healthy eyes & healthy vision.
5: Clears Skin: Cabbage is full of Vitamin D which is effective in the treatment of acne. Cabbage juice is best for this.
6: Boosts the immune system: An ingredient in cabbage called sulforaphane helps to create antioxidants which fight infections within the body.
7: Boosts Energy: High in B Vitamins which support your adrenal health & boosts energy naturally.
8: Promotes Strength: Cabbage helps to build muscle within the body.
9: Treats fungal infections: Cabbage has a very high amount of the mineral, Sulfur, which is effective in killing off fungi.
10: Promotes silky smooth hair: The high sulfur content in cabbage also helps to keep the scalp healthy and gives the hair a nice shine.
11: Relieves sore muscles: This is perfect for when you change up your workout routine and you are extremely sore. Cabbage will give your body the proper amount of lactic acid and makes sure it doesn't get stuck in the muscles.
Who am I?
My name is Jes! I am the earth loving, natural parenting, Jesus loving weirdo your mama might have warned you about! I am the owner of an organic, chemical free skin care product line, called HBC Organics.