Holistic Nutrition – Cabbage

Several risk factors related to an individual’s lifestyle can contribute to ill health. One of the risk factors include an unhealthy diet which can be modifiable. Modify your diet by including these wonderful gifts of nature as part of your healthy and balanced diet for optimal health and wellbeing.

The featured ingredient for the month of March is cabbage. Cabbage belongs to the Brassicaceae family and it has been part of the human diet for more than 1000 years.

Fun Facts:

  • The consumption of cabbage is the highest in Russia whereas China is the largest producer of cabbage
  • In ancient China, cabbage was used as a cure for baldness in men
  • It is recommended to avoid using utensils which are made of aluminium when cooking cabbage as aluminium causes a chemical reaction which discolours cabbage and alters its flavour.

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