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Are You Adding Kale to Your Diet?

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mar44Kale has become immensely popular over the last few years and with good reason. It is one of the most nutrient dense foods available and there are many different types for you to enjoy.

  • Vitamin Rich and Low-Calorie. A single cup of raw kale contains just 33 calories but will provide you with all the Vitamins A, C and K you need for the day.
  • It’s packed with Powerful Antioxidants. These antioxidants include flavonoids and polyphenols and beta carotene. Antioxidants help reduce the damage by free radicals in the body and are also thought to have anti-inflammatory and anti-viral properties.
  • Lower Cholesterol. Kale can help lower cholesterol levels which can lead to a reduced risk of heart disease over time.
  • Kale Contains Plenty of Minerals. Kale is high in minerals that include magnesium, calcium and potassium. Calcium is essential for bone health while magnesium may protect against heart disease and Type II diabetes. Maintaining good potassium levels has been linked to lower blood pressure levels and a lower risk of heart disease.
  • Kale helps protect eye health. Kale contains lutein and zeaxanthin, nutrients that protect against macular degeneration and cataracts.

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