INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT KALE
Kale is an excellent source of calcium, iron, vitamins A and C, and chlorophyll. It is also a very good source of dietary fiber, copper, calcium, vitamin B6 and potassium.
Vitamin C-rich foods, such as kale, can provide protection against rheumatoid arthritis.
Kale eases lung congestion and is beneficial to the stomach, liver and immune system.
The fiber in kale makes is an excellent vegetable for people with diabetes, as it helps to keep the blood sugar levels under control.
A cup of kale supplies 93.6 mg of calcium (9.4% of the daily value for this mineral) for only 36.4 calories.
Kale is one of the few foods containing a measurable amount of oxalates. When oxalates become too concentrated in body fluid they can crystallize and cause health problems. Individuals with already existing and untreated kidney or gallbladder problems may want to avoid eating kale.
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This information is not designed as or intended to be used as medical diagnosis or advice. Patients should consult their physicians about diagnosis and treatment.