Cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, kale, and broccoli are notorious for being chock-full of beneficial nutrients. If you are trying to improve your diet, cruciferous vegetables are a good place to start.
According to the USDA National Nutrient Database, 1 half cup of shredded cooked cabbage (75 grams) contains:
- 17 calories
- 4 grams of carbohydrate (including 1 gram of fiber and 2 grams of sugar)
- 1 gram of protein
Eating a half-cup of cooked cabbage would provide 30-35 percent of daily vitamin C needs. It also provides:
Cabbage contains the antioxidants choline, beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin as well as the flavonoids kaempferol, quercetin, and apigenin.
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