Kale is a vegetable superfood which can thrive in summer and winter seasons.
Kale is generally curly in shape and dark green light green in colour with a distinct soft bitter taste. However, another variety named “Dinosaur Kale” is grown in Tuscan regions and has shiny, crinkly, green to violet coloured leaves.
- Per 100g, Kale provides a superb 575% of the recommended daily amount of vitamin K which is beneficial for blood coagulation, reducing cardiovascular disease and strengthening bones. (1)
- Extremely high in vitamin A content which is a great phytonutrient that promotes vision and healthy skin. (2)
- Significantly high in vitamin C which provides powerful antioxidants such as the phytonutrient indole-3-carbinol which supports DNA synthesis and simultaneously slows the growth of cancer cells. (3)
- Has anti-inflammatory capabilities, the potential to reverse arthritis, prevent heart disease, and several autoimmune diseases. (4)
- A great plant-based source of essential fatty acids such as alpha-linolenic and omega fatty acids which are essential because your body can only obtain this from outside sources in order to regulate your health. (5)
Kale Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100 grams, raw
|Calories from Fat||6|
|Total Fat||1 g||1%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrates||10 g||2%|
|Dietary Fibre||2 g||8%|
|Vitamin A 303%||Vitamin C||200%|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie intake.
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