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Health Food of the Day : Kale

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One cup of kale contains:

36 Calories

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!

Fiber

-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

 

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