Kale eases lung congestion and it is beneficial to the stomach, liver and the immune system. It contains lutein and zeaxanthin which protects the eyes from macular degeneration. It contains indole-3-carbinol which may protect against colon cancer. Kale is an excellent source of calcium, iron, vitamins A, C and chlorophyll.
Values per ½ cup of cooked kale:
Vitamin K 531 microgram
Calcium 49 mg
Lutein 12 mg
Vitamin C 28 g
There are so many ways to enjoy Kale - kale soup, kale juice, kale chips, kale pesto, sauteed kale and many more...