Cabbage surely doesn't make it to your favorite food list, but now think twice. We will tell you some of the many benefits that it will bring to your health.
Cabbage in a vegetable originating in Central Europe. It is currently cultivated in many countries of the world and is one of the vegetables with the highest ingestion in temperate zones. Some of its properties and benefits is its source of water, vitamins A, C and E, magnesium and potassium.
Fights multiple diseases: It is used to prevent various types of cancer, such as lung and breast cancer, and also osteoporosis. It is used to treat stomach ulcers and other digestive system problems. If you have stomach pain or morning sickness, don't forget to consume it.
Relieves breast congestion: If you are breastfeeding, you can apply it on the breast. This is as effective as putting on cold cloths. Remove the large vein from the cabbage leaf, cut a hole for the nipple, wash, and cool. Later you put it on the breast and leave until the cabbage reaches your body temperature, approximately 25 minutes.
It's low in calories: A cup of cabbage only contains 33 calories. In addition, it is rich in vitamin C and vitamin K (important clotting agent), which is why it is a perfect anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.
It is a natural multivitamin, so forget about buying expensive pills.
Have you changed your mind about cabbage yet? Try to include it from now on to your meals and your body will thank you.