Why use cabbage?
Did you know that cabbage can work miracles? Cabbage is a leafy vegetable of the Brassica family, round or oval in shape, consisting of soft light green or whitish inner leaves covered with harder, dark green outer leaves. It is widely used throughout the world as a very popular vegetable eaten cooked or raw in salads.
The nutritional value of cabbage includes: high energy carbohydrates, proteins, sugars, fiber, edible fats, thiamine, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, vitamin C, K , B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc.
The Health benefits of Cabbage:
- Reduces cholesterol
- Prevents cancer
- Improves digestive system
- Heals ulcers
- Boosts energy
- Boosts anti-aging
- Relieves constipation
- Heals headaches
- Sheds excess weight
- Heals skin disorders, eczema, jaundice, scurvy, rheumatism, arthritis, gout, eye disorders, heart disease, aging and Alzheimer’s disease
Other benefits of Cabbage:
Cabbage, being rich in iodine, helps the brain and nervous system to function while keeping the endocrinal glands in proper condition. Thus, it is good for the brain and treatment of neurotic disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. Various other nutrients present in cabbage such as vitamin-E, which keeps the skin, eye and hair healthy, are very useful for overall health. Cabbage can also be used for treatment of varicose veins, leg ulcers, peptic and duodenal ulcers.
These many reasons are why Chef Kimmy Tang and the 9021Pho Team consistently use cabbage, both raw and cooked, in many of their dishes. It is our goal to always use foods that not only excite your taste buds, but also benefit your body, mind, and soul.
The benefits just keep on going! Bon appetit!