Forget avocados, olive oil or blueberries. This is the new 'super-food' doctors ... trends now

Forget avocados, olive oil or blueberries. This is the new 'super-food' doctors ... trends now
Forget avocados, olive oil or blueberries. This is the new 'super-food' doctors ... trends now

Forget avocados, olive oil or blueberries. This is the new 'super-food' doctors ... trends now

Chefs are touting the next gastronomic and nutritional hit that has supplanted brussels sprouts as the new 'it' vegetable: cabbage.   

A scroll through culinary channels on social media will deliver countless clips of chefs around the world singing its praises, as it is a highly versatile vegetable that brilliant takes on the flavors used to marinate and cook it.  

Before you go to the grocery store for Memorial Day cookout essentials, consider adding the season’s hottest vegetable to your shopping list: cabbage.

This leafy vegetable when cooked on the grill takes on what chefs and dietitians call a meaty texture and charred flavor that can be enhanced with a wide variety of marinades and toppings.

But in addition from being a trendy, cabbage packs a heavy nutritional punch.

It contains fiber, half your daily allowance of vitamin K, a third of your allowance of vitamin C, and ten percent of the day’s folate.

The leafy veggie also contains trace amounts of manganese, vitamin B6, calcium, potassium, vitamin A, iron, and riboflavin.

When cooked on the grill, cabbage takes on what chefs and dietitians call a meaty texture and charred flavor that can be enhanced with a wide variety of marinades and toppings

When cooked on the grill, cabbage takes on what chefs and dietitians call a meaty texture and charred flavor that can be enhanced with a wide variety of marinades and toppings

Cabbage contains fiber, half your daily allowance of vitamin K, a third of your allowance of vitamin C, and ten percent of the day’s folate

Cabbage contains fiber, half your daily allowance of vitamin K, a third of your allowance of vitamin C, and ten percent of the day’s folate

Cabbage belongs to the cruciferous family, alongside broccoli, cauliflower, collard greens , and kale. 

All of them contain cancer fighting

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