White cabbage

 White cabbage
 Cabbage - the most common crops of all varieties of cabbage.

Cabbage is grown practically all over the world, especially the great respect she received in countries with temperate climates. In our country, the cabbage is grown in every yard, where there is a vegetable garden, and is always present in every house where there is a refrigerator. Without this vegetable is difficult to imagine the winter and spring periods when the cabbage is a major source of vitamins and fiber for humans. Eat no restrictions can be cabbage, and children and adults.

Useful properties of cabbage, calorie

Useful properties of cabbage - in its structure, combination of important vitamins and minerals needed to man. It is the most affordable fresh vegetables rich in phosphorus and potassium salts. It is safe cabbage for children with food allergies, so widespread among them.

It retains all the beneficial properties of cabbage and pickled form, as contained in the fermented cabbage sugar when lactic acid is formed, which has preservative properties.

The structure includes the following elements cabbage:

  • Sugar;
  • Cellulose;
  • Protein;
  • Carotene.

Vitamins in the composition provides the beneficial properties of cabbage. Thus, it includes vitamins C, B1, B2, B3, K, PP.

Along with a low-calorie cabbage, protein content it surpasses carrots, beets, turnips, turnip. Proteins are essential cabbage amino acids (methionine, lysine, threonine), which are needed to stimulate kidney and adrenal gland, thyroid gland. Useful properties of cabbage - its positive impact on the process of blood formation in the body, as well as the growth and recovery of lost or damaged tissues.

A distinctive feature of the beneficial properties of white cabbage - is the presence of vitamin U (methylmethionine), which allows to treat stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers, gastritis, colitis, activates the liver. Cabbage is rich in vitamin K, necessary for proper metabolism. Promotes wound healing, better coagulation, formation of bones and teeth health, regulates the liver. Especially valuable cabbage vitamin C, which is stored in it for a long time and does not lose its properties, because in winter you can give white cabbage children and adults as vitamin funds.

A small amount of starch and sucrose allows you to include white cabbage in the diet of diabetics. Cabbage contributes to isolation from the stomach gastric juice. Fiber is composed of cabbage enhances intestinal motility, so it is useful to use all those who have problems with constipation and hemorrhoids. A useful feature of cabbage is the fact that fiber in its composition helps excretion of cholesterol and toxins, and this, in turn, prevents the development of atherosclerosis.

Those who are watching their figure and weight, low calorie cabbage is perfect for dieting. Cabbage caloric slightly higher than the zucchini, known dietary product, and much lower than most fruits and vegetables, not to mention the other foods.

Calorie cabbage 100 grams of the product is 28 kcal.

Eating cabbage

Useful properties of cabbage and its low calorie used in cooking since ancient times many peoples, and because the cabbage - the most popular and marketable vegetable. From raw cabbage cook various salads, kvass, pickled, stewed, boiled and baked, it is the basis of many dishes.

Cabbage is appreciated not only as a vegetable, but also widely known as a medicinal plant. The high content of fiber in cabbage has a beneficial effect on the gastrointestinal tract and removes cholesterol from the body. Sour cabbage with its useful properties is the first treatment for a hangover is also recommended to eat cabbage before the meal to reduce the effect of alcohol.

Due to the low calorie cabbage and beneficial properties of this vegetable, you can use the menu ill people and children. Babies cabbage can start typing in boiled and stewed as raw it can cause flatulence. Gradually, after 1, 5 - 2 years old, children can give white cabbage and fresh, in salads.

Raw leaves of cabbage are often used for outdoor applications, as anti-inflammatory agents, applying them to the site of pain.

Useful properties of cabbage to help with the following health problems:

  • Burns;
  • Injuries;
  • Inflammation of ligaments;
  • Dislocations;
  • Gout;
  • Rheumatism;
  • Inflammation of the joints;
  • headache;
  • Ulcers and sores.

Cabbage as an external agent has a number of pharmacological actions:

1. Analgesic;

2. Anti-inflammatory;

3. It stimulates the metabolic processes in the body.

Useful properties of cabbage used in the medical diets for different diseases:  And a pickled cabbage does not lose its beneficial properties

  • Atherosclerosis;
  • cardiac ischemia;
  • Gout;
  • Gallstone disease;
  • Diseases of the heart and kidneys;
  • Gastritis with low acidity;
  • Constipation.

Contraindications to the use of white cabbage

Useful properties of cabbage may have a negative impact on the health of the following disorders and diseases:

1. Increased acidity of gastric juice

2. Enteritis;

3. Colitis;

4. Diarrhea;

5. Myocardial infarction.

Cabbage children are allowed after a year and a half. Digestive system in children is particularly sensitive to gas and cabbage can cause cramps and bloating in the abdomen.