Not many people are aware about the numerous health benefits of cabbage. This vegetable is true elixir of health. Besides the huge concentrations of vitamin C, cabbage contains large amounts of vitamin K, manganese, lesser amounts of vitamin B6, calcium, potassium and thiamine, choline antioxidants, beta carotene and indole. The red cabbage has greater health benefits than the green one.
Many studies have shown that continuous consummation of cabbage juice reduces the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart diseases and improves the skin quality, increases energy levels and promotes healthy weight loss. It is especially beneficial for the digestive system and digestive issues like stomach ulcer, and it was found that due to the high concentration of antioxidants – cabbage juice is effective preventive against cancer. It also reduces the blood cholesterol levels, it’s good for the anemic patients, contains folic acid, which makes it useful for the pregnant women for proper development of the fetus. It is helpful against rheumatism and arthritis, relieves insomnia and depression.
Cabbage juice is very effective ingredient for regenerating the damage cell of pancreas. It is much better than the cabbage salad because cellulose that contain in the salad very often can cause abdominal pain and re-balances.
– 1.4% proteins
– 2% fats
– 4.6% carbohydrates
– Vitamins C, B1, B2, B6, PP, K, A
– Vitamin U (treat peptic ulcer)
– Minerals potassium, magnesium
WHY JUICE CABBAGE INSTEAD OF EATING IT?
There are some benefits to juicing your vegetables as opposed to eating them.
The process of juicing breaks down the food for you, making it easier to be absorbed directly into your blood stream. This gives you fast energy and effortless digestion.
Those with digestive problems may find that eating vegetables may cause gastrointestinal discomfort. Juicing takes away the discomfort of breaking down gassy foods while still providing you with all the nutrients.
HOW TO JUICE A CABBAGE
Making cabbage juice is easy if you have a powerful juicer. You will want to soak the cabbage in warm water and a bit of raw apple cider vinegar first. This will thoroughly clean the cabbage and naturally remove pesticides. Ideally, you should use organic cabbage to limit pesticide exposure.
Next, chop the cabbage in half and slowly feed it through your juicer. If you have a hard time getting used to the taste of cabbage alone, try combining carrots and celery to it.
SOME IMPORTANT TIPS:
1. Always wash cabbage thoroughly and soak in saline water for about 30mins.
2. Use fresh Cabbage juice for best results.
3. Don’t drink more than 4oz of cabbage juice at a time.
4. Avoid limp cabbages. Make sure its head is firm.
5. Never store Cabbage juice in a refrigerator.
6. Don’t add salt or sugar to cabbage juice, as it may reduce its effect