Green, leafy and juice. When served as a snack or as a curry melts in your mouth like butter. Guess who it is?
1. Cabbage is known for bringing good fortune.
2. Cabbage is 6000 years old.
3. In ancient China cabbage was used as a magic cure for bald men.
4. Cabbage has a high concentration of vitamin C. It means that it cuts out topics from the body and prevents skin diseases, arthritis and more.
5. Cabbage is also a beauty promoter. That is, its High sulphur Content gets transformed to keratin.
6. It is scientifically proven that eating Cabbage reduces the risk of cancer.
7. Cabbage has 33 calories. Plus, it has high fibre and low fat. So when eaten as a snack it fills your stomach giving you a complete meal feel.
8. Drinking Cabbage juice reduces migraine pain.
9. Red cabbage makes a natural dye for your hair and food.
10. Scott Robb of Palmer, of Alaska holds the record of being the holder of largest cabbage which measures 62.71 kg!
11. Earlier, cabbage was thought of as the food of the poor.
12. The Botanical name is Brassica Oleracea.
13. The brassica word originated from the word ‘bresic’ a Celtic word for cabbage.
14. Cabbage leaves are thick. Some of them have waxy bloom on them. They usually weigh 0.5 to 4 kilograms.
15. Greeks and Romans loved cabbage. They thought it had medicinal properties.
16. India was introduced to cabbage when Britain and Europeans colonised her.
17. Plants take around 17 to 120 days to produce a full grown cabbage.
18. There are five significant groups of cabbage. They are Savoy, red, white, spring green, and green.
19. There are more than 100 varieties of cabbage.
20. If stored under proper conditions, cabbage can stay for six months!!
21. Babe Ruth used to wear a cabbage leaf under his cap during baseball games.
22. Sauerkraut is a dish which uses fermented cabbage. Sailors used this in order to avoid scurvy while travelling.
23. Largest cabbage dish made was Macedonia’s Prilep that weighed 1,221 pounds. This dish was basically 1,221 pounds.
24. There are few cabbages that are grown for ornamental purposes and are not edible.
25. Raw cabbage are used on wounds as they have healing properties.
26. Eating cabbage regularly can reduce the risk of breast cancer.
27. China is the biggest and largest consumer of cabbage.
28. Cabbage is known as the Russia’s national food of Russia but there per capita consumption is very low.
Cabbage is indeed a superfood , a super snack and a super vegetable too!!!!