Curled Kale - Gross: 250g | Net: 150g
Packed with nutrients, Kale is one of the world's healthiest foods. The nutrients it contains supports healthy skin, hair, and bones. The fibre content enhances digestion and contributes to cardiovascular health. Curly kale is the most commonly available type. It is usually bright green, dark green, or purple in color. It has tight, ruffled leaves that are easy to tear. To remove the leaves from the fibrous stalk, run your hand down the stalk in the direction of growth.
With more nutritional value than spinach, it may help improve blood glucose control in diabetes, lower the risk of cancer, reduce blood pressure, and help prevent the development of asthma.
The nutrients in kale can help boost wellbeing and prevent a range of health problems. It contains fibre, antioxidants, calcium, and vitamin K, among others. Even the chlorophyll in kale may have health benefits. It is also a good source of vitamin C and iron.
How to Use
Kale can be enjoyed raw in salads or on sandwiches or wraps, steamed, braised, boiled, sautéed or added to soups and casseroles.
How to Store
The leaves will keep up to ten days kept in their biodegradable plastic bag or when wrapped in paper towels and stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
Here are some key points about kale.
Kale is a green, leafy, winter vegetable that is high in fibre.
The potassium content of kale may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
It can be a tasty and nutritious side dish or an addition to smoothies and salads.
Anyone who is taking blood thinning medication or who has a kidney problem should check with a doctor before adding more kale to the diet.