7 cabbage recipes – let’s get good nutrition

7 cabbage recipes – let’s get good nutrition
Cabbage is available all year round. It is great eaten raw or cooked, and also it is healthy food.

During the period of Ancient Greece and Rome, cabbage was used as a medical herb rather than eaten as a vegetable. It was brought to Japan in the Edo period, and it has been eaten at home since the end of the Second World War.

There are spring cabbage (April to June), summer cabbage (July to October) and winter cabbage (November to march), and there are differences between them. For example, spring cabbage has a soft texture so that it can be eaten raw. On the other hand, winter cabbage has tough leaves, so it can be suitable for cooking.

Red cabbage is often eaten raw. The purple colour in red cabbage comes from anthocyanin which acts as antioxidant. And savoy cabbage can be eaten cooked as it is tough and fibrous, and green ball cabbage has soft thick vivid green leaves.

Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin C, containing 41mg per 100g. In order to take recommended daily intake, you can simply eat 250g of cabbage. A handful of shredded cabbage is about 100g, so it is easy to have daily intake.

In addition, vitamin c can help heal gastric mucosa and cure stomach ulcers. Cabbage also contains calcium and vitamin K which controls calcium, so that it can be osteoporosis prevention. And dietary fibre is effective for constipation and detoxing.

Recently, studies have shown that the isothiocyanates of cabbage can help protect against cancer.

This article will introduce some cabbage recipes. There are many recipes as cabbage is a very versatile vegetable. Here are easy and medium difficulty recipes.

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6 quick detox recipes with Japanese foods

6 quick detox recipes with Japanese foods
Are you interested in detox? And are you interested in Japanese foods? If you say yes to both questions, you can kill two birds with one stone.

Detox is cleaning the body by excreting toxic substances in our body. We take nourishment for our health, but sometimes waste products in the body prevent the absorption.

To absorb nutrients effectively, you need to excrete waste products form your body. That is exactly detox. What do you think the benefit you get when it is done?

First, it activates your metabolism, so it is good for a diet, beautifying the skin, and preventing aging. The improved circulation of blood and lymph will prevent shoulder stiffness, swelling, and life-style diseases. Good metabolism strengthens the immune system, so you will not catch a cold easily, or can relieve an allergy.

How can we do detox? We need to know how our waste products excreted from our body. It goes out through our urine, feces, and sweat.

That is why keeping smooth elimination is very important. You may think that you have no problem if you are not constipated, but still, you need to care about it. In detox, waste products should be excreted with feces as much as possible.

Eating habits are the most important factor in detox, and many Japanese foods contain effective ingredients for detox. Try simple detox with quick recipes with Japanese foods.
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