Cabbage, which rich in vitamins and minerals, can prevent the development of hypertension and strengthen bones. This opinion was expressed by Japanese researchers, according to Yahoo News Japan.
Cabbage contains vitamin U, which is good for the health of the stomach and duodenum.
Vitamin K contained in cabbage has a coagulation effect on the blood, it stops bleeding and accelerates the healing of injuries.
Cabbage is rich in calcium, too, and this makes it a “building material” for bones and teeth.
Interestingly, people who include cabbage in their diet are less prone to depression.
This vegetable contain phosphorus, potassium and magnesium as well, and the outer part of dark green cabbage is rich in beta carotene. In the human body, it is converted into vitamin A, which is necessary for good eyesight, the good health of mucous membranes and internal organs, and prevention of colds.
Cabbage is recommended for pregnant women, too, as it contains folic acid, which is necessary for the production of red blood cells and cell division.