More energy & nutrition per gram
Green Cabbage belongs to a group of nitrate-rich foods – spinach, cabbage, broccoli and red beet– all showing endurance sports benefits.
√ Phytonutrition glucosinulates to help recovery process
√ Natural content of Vitamin C, Vitamin A and Magnesium to help boost immune system
√ Natural content of Vitamin K for bone health, cardiovascular health and cognition
√ Natural content of carotenoids such as beta carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin important to eye health
Kale deserves the attention it has received in recent times
It is the most nutrient dense vegetables of all! That means more nourishing nutrition per gram and ounce. Add it to your morning breakfast eggs along with other Sports Foods Organic Vegetables or your recovery drink after workouts!
Kale contains Vitamin C, Vitamin A and magnesium, as well as flavonoids such as glucosinulates, which are beneficial to our detoxification systems. The vitamin that scientists overlooked until recently is its content of vitamin K, which turns out to be good for bone health, cardiovascular health, anti-inflammation, cognitive health and to help minimize diabetes.
What is less known is how good kale can be to eye health. Kale’s beneficial properties is due to its high levels of carotenoids such as beta carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin.
Kale is also good for the brain and has been shown to help slow down cognitive decline. As kale contains fiber, it is helpful in maintaining a healthy digestion system and arteries. Nutritional fiber in kale can also bind to cholesterol and transport out of the body.
Besides using kale in yogurt, soup or smoothies, you can easily make a pesto of kale. Add garlic, olive oil, lemon, and pine nuts, and mix into the ecologic kale powder. Simply delicious and so healthy.