Sunday, 20 December 2015

Several Health Benefits of Cabbage

The cabbage is an easily available vegetable and is used in every household. It comes in several colors and varieties. The red and green colored cabbage is very common. It could be eaten in cooked or raw form. It tastes slightly sweeter and is is commonly used in Chinese dishes. 

It is rich in vitamin, iron and potassium and it has several other benefits too. 

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1. Weight Loss
Taking cabbage in either in boiled or juice form helps in weight loss. It is advisable to ea cabbage with curd or with other vegetables in the form of salad helps in reducing the weight.  

2. Constipation
The intake of cabbage in constipation is very helpful. It is rich in fiber and helps the digestive system to get rid of the problem of constipation. It cleans the stomach and intesines of toxic substances. 

3. Cancer
The cabbage contains cancer fighting substances which reduce the chances of the occurrence of cancer. The substances like dindolymethane, cinigin, lupel, sulphron, indol and carbinol are present in cabbage which help in fighting against cancer. 

4. Safety of Eyes
The beta carotene in cabbage protect the eyes from several diseases and help in overall health of the eyes. 

5. Immunity Booster
Cabbage increases the immune system o the body. It is rich in vitamin C which strengthens the immune system and givers the power to fight with the diseases. 

6. Health of Skin
Cabbage is very effective to give extra glow to the skin and enhances the beauty. It is rich in antioxidants and phytochemicals which removes several skin problems and provide natural glow to the skin.It has rich mounts of antioxidants and phytochemicalswhich remove several skin problems and provide glow to the skin.
It helps to improve the complexion. It contains potassium and vitamins which impart freshness to the skin and make the skin fair soft and attractive. 

7. Swelling
The amino acid present in cabbage helps in all types of swellings. It gives instant relief in such cases. 

8. Anemia
Cabbage helps in anemia or the deficiency of blood. It contains folic acid which has the quality to remove the deficiency of blood in the body. The folic acid helps in the formation of new blood cells. 

9. Peptic Ulcers
Cabbage helps in the cure of peptic ulcer as it contains glut-amine. The patient if takes cabbage on regular basis will recover soon from the problem of peptic ulcer. 

10. Alzheimer's
Cabbage contains enough vitamins to help in Alzheimer's disease. 

11. Pyorrhea 
The regular intake of the leaves of cabbage helps in pyorrhea and stops the bleeding of the gums. 

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