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Cabbage (Bags 2 and 20)

  • Cabbage is one of the oldest vegetables in existence and continues to be a dietary staple throughout the world.

  • Cabbage is a nutritional powerhouse that is an excellent source of manganese, vitamin B6, and folate; and a good source of thiamin, riboflavin, calcium, potassium, vitamin A, tryptophan, protein and magnesium.

  • There are at least a hundred different types of cabbage grown throughout the world, but the most common types in the United States are the Green, Red, and Savoy varieties.

  • Cabbage has virtually no fat. One cup of shredded raw cabbage contains 50 calories and 5 grams of dietary fiber.

  • Cabbage can be steamed, boiled, braised, microwaved, stuffed, or stir-fried, and eaten raw.

  • One cup of shredded raw cabbage contains 190% of the recommended daily amount of vitamin C.

  • Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin K. 1 cup (150 grams) of shredded, boiled cabbage contains 91% of the recommended daily amount of vitamin K.

  • Cabbage and its relatives (broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts) are rich sources of phytochemicals, naturally-occurring plant chemicals that may protect people against some forms of cancer.

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