Beauty comes from within.
If you eat on a healthy and balanced diet, your skin will be glowing. No amount of makeup can mask a poor and unbalanced diet. I eat cabbages on a daily basis. On my salads and even sometimes in my soup.
Just try it …
What it is
Brassica vegetables (the plant family that includes cabbage, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, kale, and broccoli, to name a few) are healthy eating power players! Cabbage in particular provides unique health benefits and comes in many varieties.
What it does
- Fiber: Cabbage is a stomach’s best friend. Like its trendier cousins brussel sprouts, broccoli, and kale, cabbage is an amazing source of fiber. Raw cabbage has also been shown to help cure stomach ulcers .
- Antioxidants: Red cabbage is chock full of anthocyanins, a type of antioxidant commonly found in blue, purple, and red plants. Antioxidants can reduce inflammation, provide cancer protection, and boost brain function.
- Lowers cholesterol: Look to this superfood for a natural and effective cholesterol reducer. Cabbage prevents bile from absorbing fat after a meal, which lowers the overall amount of cholesterol in the body .
- Glucosinolates: Cabbage contains sulfur-based compounds called glucosinolates that have anti-carcinogenic properties. In the body, glucosinolates become compounds called isothiocyanates, which some studies suggest inhibit the growth of cancer cells .
Why we love it
It is delish, it makes me feel so good. But most importantly, my skin feels it.
It is a true SUPERFOOD.
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