Kale is one of the “Superfoods” as it is packed full of nutrieints and great things your body needs! Here are just a few of the benefits of kale….
High in iron: which forms hemoglobin (blood) and enzymes, trasports oxygen to the body, cell growth, and proper liver function!
High in Vitamin K: Protects against various cancers, bone health, and prevents blood clots.
Powerful Anxtioxidant: Stuffed full of carotenoids and flavonoids it helps protect you against various cancers!
Anti-Infammatory: One cup of Kale is filled with 10% of RDA of omega-3 fatty acids, yes, fatty acids in a veggie! This helps fight against arthritis, asthma, and autoimmune disorders.
High in Vitamin A: Great for eyes, skin and helps prevent lung and oral cancers!
High in Vitamin C: Boosts that immune system, helps metabolism, and hydration
HIGH IN CALCIUM: Kale has more calcium per calorie than milk! Calcium prevents bone loss, maintaining cartilage and joint flexibility!
Detoxifies the body: Filled with fiber and sulfer this super food helps to detox the liver and keep you extra healthy!
SO…..this is a GREAT food for you and your family to consume as much as possible.
Kale is also SUPER easy to grow, it grows like a weed and bears fruit from spring to late fall/early winter….Here in MN we had Kale into LATE NOVEMBER last year!
Here is a great recipe for kale salad or dippers:
|Superfood KALE SALAD!|| |
- 2 shallots or a small onion
- 3 garlic cloves
- ½ c. organic apple cider vinegar ⅓ c. maple syrup
- 1 tsp. coarse mustard
- 1 tsp. regular mustard
- 1 c. olive oil
- Place all ingredients into a blender. Puree until smooth! Enjoy!
Watch for more yummy ways to enjoy Kale with your family in future blogs!
Have an amazing day!