Cabbage

“It’s just cabbage,” some may say. But not so fast. Cabbage is touted as one of the best weight-loss foods around, with only 22 calories in a single cup. It does very well raw, sautéed, roasted, stuffed or baked, which makes it a great choice as a filler, or even on its own.

Availibility

Summer

Did You Know?

  • Juiced cabbage is known to help cure stomach aches
  • A warm cabbage leaf compress can help relieve a headache
  • It only likes to grow in cool temperatures
  • Cabbage is considered Russia's national food

Nutritional Highlights

A good source of Vitamin C - more than oranges. Very rich in fiber. RIch source of beta-carotene.

Cabbage (1 Cup of Chopped)

  • Calories 22
  • Total Fat 0.1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 16mg
  • Potassium 151mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
  • Dietary Fiber 2.2g
  • Sugar 2.8g
  • Protein 1.1g

Buying & Storing Tips

  • If it's heavy for the size and has tight leaves, it's good. 
  • Refrigerate up to seven days in an airtight plastic bag.