What’s Fresh? Cabbage!

What’s Fresh? Cabbage!

What’s Fresh? Cabbage!

 

Did you know that cabbage has high concentrations of disease-fighting compounds? Cabbage, like its close relative broccoli, is generally written off the menu because of its bitter bite. However, this bitter taste is caused by sulfur compounds, which have cancer-fighting properties. Cabbage is also great for maintaining a healthy heart. The flavonoids in red and purple cabbage suppress inflammation that may lead to heart disease. Also, the polyphenol content prevents platelet buildup and reduces blood pressure. No one ever said medicine tasted sweet, so why not eat tasty, savory cabbage? Enjoy it by trying this week’s health-remedy recipes: