KALE “The Queen of Greens”

Gaining in popularity, kale is an amazing vegetable being recognized for its exceptional nutrient richness, health benefits, and delicious flavor. Eating a variety of natural, unprocessed vegetables can do wonders for your health, but choosing super-nutritious kale on a regular basis may provide significant health benefits, including cancer protection and lowered cholesterol.

                                     Benefits of Kale

  • Low in calorie, high in fiber and has zero fat
  • High in iron
  • High in Vitamin K
  • High in Vitamin A
  • High in Vitamin C
  • High in calcium
  • Filled with powerful antioxidants
  • A great anti-inflammatory food
  • Great for cardiovascular support
  • A great detox food

 

Too much vitamin K can pose problems for some people. Anyone taking anticoagulants such as warfarin should avoid kale because the high level of vitamin K may interfere with the drugs. Consult your doctor before adding kale to your diet.

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