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Impressive health benefits of eating red cabbage

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You might have heard all sorts of crazy tales told about eating cabbage. But let’s get real for a moment.

Cabbage is healthy and just because some people say it’s not good for women shouldn’t make you exclude it from your diet. No scientific study proves that eating cabbage makes women overly wet down there.

Away from that, let’s look at the benefits of eating red cabbage which is sometimes referred to as purple cabbage or:

1. Eye health

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You were told to eat carrots for good eyesight but no one ever told you that red cabbage is good for your eyes too. Red cabbage is rich in Vitamin A which improves vision, prevents cataracts and macular degeneration.

2. Weight loss

Losing weight is not an easy thing to do. But with effort and the right diet, it’s possible. Red cabbage is extremely low in calories and has lots of fiber. Incorporating it in your daily diet, therefore, will help you pull through your weight loss journey.

ALSO READ: 6 common habits that cause belly fat

3. Youthful skin

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Wanna remain young forever? Hehee that’s only a dream. But anyway, some foods such as red cabbage will make your skin remain youthful for long and prevent premature aging because it has antioxidants that clear toxins from your skin.

4. Boosting immunity

Because red cabbage is loaded with Vitamin C, it helps in improving the functions of the white blood cells which are responsible for protecting your body against illnesses.

5. Cancer prevention

Not much can be done when it comes to cancer prevention but we can at least make an effort to improve our lifestyles to prevent it. We already mentioned that red cabbage has antioxidants and antioxidants play a great role in countering free radicals that lead to diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

ALSO READ: 7 great reasons why you should eat pawpaws every day

6. Ulcers

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If you have ulcers, you should make an effort of adding red cabbage to your diet. It contains an amino acid known as glutamine which is known to reduce the inflammation and pain caused by ulcers.

7. Alzheimer’s disease

As we get old, we become more prone to diseases such as Alzheimer. It affects the brain’s functions and leads to memory loss. Fortunately, purple cabbage contains anthocyanins that protect the brain from such diseases that affect the cognitive functions.

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