Sunday, March 24, 2013

The Benefits Of Cabbage

Cabbage or cabbage is usually refer to the kind of vegetables in the Brassica family such as broccoli, cauliflower, and brussels sprouts. Cabbage or cabbage are easy to find in Indonesia. Cabbage is one of the main ingredients for the menu pecel or usually served as fresh vegetables.

How to get the benefits of eating cabbage is best eaten raw. There are many benefits contained in vegetables cabbage, namely:

Caring for leather

Cabbage contains many antioxidants that are believed to help protect the skin causes by free radical damage. Free radicals are potentially presenting signs of aging.

Prevent Constipation

The high fiber content of cabbage serves as a stimulant of the digestive system and prevents constipation.

Preventing cancer cancer

Cabbage has several properties effective against cancer as lupeol, sinigrin, diindolylmethane (DIM), indole-3-carbinol (I3C), and sulforaphane. Results from a study of women in China found that eating cabbage will reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Improve the immune system

Cabbage contains Vitamin C is believed to protect the body from the effects of free radicals and improve the body's defense system.

Reduce the risk of cataracts

Cataracts usually occur at ages ranging dusk. The content of beta-carotene which is quite high in cabbage could be useful to reduce a person's risk of cataracts.

Overcome stomach ulcers

Cabbage juice is able to overcome the symptoms of stomach ulcers, according to the findings of a study from Stanford University School of Medicine. This is due to the high content of glutamine in cabbage.

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