Kale is a green leafy vegetable that is a part of the cabbage, brussel sprouts and broccoli family. It is sometimes referred to as the “queen of greens” due to its many health benefits.
Kale is high in many nutrients such as…
Vitamin C: which plays a role in bone health, preventing cell damage (as an antioxidant) and helps with wound healing
Vitamin K: which helps with wound healing, plays a role in bone health, and maintaining healthy blood vessels
Vitamin A: which plays a role in eye health/may prevent vision problems (e.g. reduce risk of night-blindness) and helps maintain a healthy immune system.
Kale also contains calcium.
This green leafy vegetable is a great addition to smoothies, soups, salads, stir frys and even your morning omlette. You can also bake kale into chips! It does not have a strong flavour but, it is packed with benefits. Try it out!