Nutritional Content Kale and Benefits
Kale is one type of greens that much-loved community at large. Kale is a plant that originated from India, kale is divided into two types according to the place of growth, ie land kale (Ipomoea reptans poir) and water spinach (Ipomoea aquatic sp). Both types of these kankung have differences segnifikan as kale land has upright stems with leaves that are elongated and has a pointed end, while the water spinach stems such as sweet potato vine with leaves that are short and blunt.
Although it has been widely planted for propagation, vegetables are also still a lot of growing by itself because kale like damp and watery as dry lands are damp cara menjaga kesehatan tubuh, mud, watery land. In general, water spinach is processed into a stir-fry dishes or simply boiled just to be eaten as fresh vegetables.
Kale is rich in vitamin A, vitamin A in spinach to 6,300 IU. Kale is also high in iron, phosphorus, hentriakotan, and sitoserol. Because the content owned by the kale potential as anti-toxins, sedative, diuretic and anti-inflammatory. Additionally, kale has antioxidant properties to counteract the causes of cancer and free radicals.
Here are the other health benefits contained in kale:
1. Overcoming Insomnia
According to health experts from the Philippines named Hermina de Guzman Ladion, said that there are vitamins A, B, C, and minerals such as calcium iron, phosphorus, calcium, carotene, zinc and magnesium. Vitamins and minerals serve to calm the nervous system which is useful in treating insomnia because the nerves will feel relaxed and feel comfortable while sleeping.
2. Maintain Healthy Kidney
Kale has diuretic properties that contribute to launch of urine so that it will make the kidney to be good and healthy.
3. Prevent Anemia
Iron content contained in kale contribute to the formation of red blood cells. Therefore, it is very good to eat watercress to treat and prevent anemia.
4. Prevent Constipation
Kale is a vegetable that has a relatively high fiber content. Fiber is a substance that serves to launch the digestive system, preventing constipation and nourish the digestive organs.
Nutrient content and benefits of kale can be obtained by storing and process them properly. We recommend that you store them in the refrigerator so that the content of vitamins and minerals in them is not lost, then wash the spinach before the first cut and do not cook it too ripe.
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