One cup of kale contains:
5 grams of Fiber
15% of the daily requirement of Calcium
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
40% of Magnesium
180% of Vitamin A
200% of Vitamin C
1,020% of Vitamin K
It is also a good source of minerals Copper, Potassium, Iron, Manganese, and Phosphorus.
Antioxidant Vitamins A, C, and K — and Sulphur-containing Phytonutrients.
-Helps with protection from cancer!
-Vitamin K helps with bone health and healthy blood clotting!
-Binds bile acids and helps lower blood cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease, especially when kale is cooked instead of raw!
Sources: WebMD website and the documentary, Food Matters