Raw Kale Salad. Kale is so good for you and is considered a superfood due to its many health-promoting properties. Kale is descendent of the wild cabbage, which is why it is similar to other cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, mustard greens, brussels sprouts and bok choy.
All cruciferous vegetables are known for their high health-benefits of sulfur-containing phytonutrients. Sulfur is used by the liver to help neutralize and detoxify your body of potentially toxic substances.
Kale is also high in compounds known as carotenoids, lutein, and zeaxanthin which are powerful antioxidants and protect the lens of your eyes. Kale’s nutritional value includes many nutrients, vitamins, folate, magnesium, and fiber.
Kale is considered a superfood because it helps with detoxification, heart health and reduces the risk of many cancers. It is truly a powerhouse for its nutrient-rich properties and health benefits.
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