Health Benefits of Kale
Nutritional value of Kale:
1 cup of boiled kale contains 40 calories, 1 g of fat and 3 g of fiber. They also contain vitamins A, B6, C and K as well as minerals like iron, calcium, manganese, copper and potassium. Kale also contains omega 3 fatty acids.
- Kale contains organosulfur phytonutrients which may prevent ovarian cancer.
- The carotenoids in kale help prevent cataracts.
- The vitamin A and C in kale helps prevent premature aging and degenerative diseases.
Kale should be steamed for 5 minutes for maximum nutritional benefit.