Cabbage: 10 Benefits Of Cabbage

Author By: Tallene Hacatoryan, MS, RD, CLT on 12 Mar, 2019

Cabbage Benefit #2: Anti-Inflammatory Agent

Cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable. Some other cruciferous vegetables include broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and bok choy. Research has linked intake of this family of vegetables to having anti-inflammatory properties. These properties reduce chronic inflammation commonly associated with obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and arthritis.

Cabbage is high in the antioxidant sulforphane. This anti-oxidant is believed to be one of the contributing factors to the fight against inflammation. This idea is supported by a study which included over 1000 women. Those who had higher consumption of the antioxidant had lower levels of inflammation compared to women with low intake of the antioxidant.

Benefits Of Cabbage


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