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Cabbage

Nutrition Benefits

Vitamin C: helps heal cuts and wounds and helps the immune system.

Phytochemicals: May help prevent cancer.

Low in calories: helps prevent weight gain.

Selection

Choose cabbage that is crisp, firmly packed (no loose leaves) and heavy for its size.

Storing

Tightly wrap in plastic and refrigerate for up to 1 week.

Cleaning

When ready to use, remove the wilted, discolored, and thicker outer leaves. Rinse cabbage under cool running water.

Preparing

To cut the cabbage, carefully run a small knife around the core to remove it and then slice or chop the cabbage.

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