Stuffed cabbage is one of the Egyptian dishes that the Egyptians love, and it is the dish for which the Egyptians were famous all over the world, not only for its taste, but for its great benefits.
According to the website, Medical News Today Cabbage is part of the cross-vegetable family and cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, kale and broccoli are known to contain many beneficial nutrients.
Home added, if you are trying to improve your diet during Ramadan, you can eat stuffed cabbage to get its health benefits while fasting, cabbage can help protect against radiation, prevent cancer and reduce the risk of heart disease.
Quick facts on cabbage
The benefits of stuffed cabbage
Protects against cancer ..
Cabbage is a cross-breeding plant. A chemical in cabbage can protect against the negative effects of radiation and sulforaphane in cabbage can help protect against cancer. Half a cup of cooked cabbage contains 81.5 micrograms of vitamin K..
Some studies have shown that increasing the consumption of plant foods like cabbage reduces the risk of diabetes, obesity, heart disease and mortality in general, it can also help promote healthy skin, increase energy and reduce weight in general..
salad with cabbage sauce
Good for heart health ..
The powerful anthocyanins found in red cabbage, which help protect against cancer, have been shown to inhibit inflammation that can lead to cardiovascular disease, and a recent report in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition linked eating flavonoid-rich foods. with a lower risk of death. from cardiovascular disease, and stated that even small amounts of foods rich in flavonoids may be beneficial.The high polyphenol content in kale can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by preventing platelet aggregation and lowering blood pressure. .
Increases immunity and digestion.
A popular way to consume sauerkraut, which is full of probiotics, one of the best things you can eat for your immune and digestive system, healthy microbes create an acidic environment to maintain and develop flavor, enzymes produced in the pickling process help facilitate the absorption of vitamins and minerals.
The fiber and water content of cabbage also helps prevent constipation and maintain a healthy digestive system.
Recent studies have shown that dietary fiber can play a role in regulating the immune system and inflammation, thus reducing the risk of infections such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and obesity..
Cabbage contains the antioxidants choline, beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin, as well as the flavonoids kaempferol, quercetin and apigenin. Loose leaves indicate that the cabbage is old, keep the cabbage in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks..
Cabbage can be eaten raw, steamed, boiled, roasted, fried or stuffed, and the sulfur aroma often associated with cabbage develops only when the cabbage is overcooked, the longer the cabbage is cooked, the longer strong is the aroma..
Quick Tips to Eat More Cabbage:
Add in the minced cabbage, olive oil, black pepper and minced garlic
Add the minced cabbage to a fresh green salad,
Add chopped cabbage to any soup or stew near the end of cooking.