Savoy cabbage, Calories, benefits and harms, Useful properties

Savoy cabbage
first appeared in the Italian county of Savoy, which
and influenced its name – Savoy. The peasants of this
counties were the first to grow this variety of cabbage.
It has been known in our country since the .th century, but it never did.
popular, although fresh it tastes better than white cabbage.
This cabbage is widely used in Western Europe.
and in the USA.

The taste is similar to white cabbage, but its dark green
corrugated, curly and thin leaves have a more delicate
taste and aroma. It is not as tough as other types of cabbage,
since it does not have rough veins. And also it is more nutritious,
rather than white and red-headed. It contains many biologically active
substances, sugar, mustard oil. 4 times more fat and 25
% less fiber than white cabbage.

Benefits of Savoy Cabbage

Raw Savoy cabbage contains (in 100 g):

Calories 27 Kcal

In savoy cabbage
contains vitamins C, A,
E, B1,
B2, B6,
RR,
as well as salts of potassium, phosphorus,
calcium, magnesium,
sodium,
sugars, proteins, fiber, mustard oils, phytoncides, iron;
ash substances, carotene, thiamine, riboflavin. This cabbage
rich in amino acids, carbohydrates and pectin substances.

It also contains glutathione – which is powerful
natural antioxidant. It protects the body from harmful
influence of carcinogens, strengthens the immune system, regulates
work of the nervous system and prevents cell aging.

In 1957, a substance was discovered in savoy cabbage
ascorbigen, which, by breaking down in the stomach, prevents
the development of cancerous tumors, suppressing their growth. Later this
the most important substance was found in other species
cabbage. Savoy cabbage is softer, more nutritious and more nutritious than white cabbage.

It is a valuable dietary product. This is the only kind
cabbage, among which contains alcohol mannitol (a substitute
sugar for diabetics). This is why savoy cabbage is good for you.
people with diabetes. Also savoy
cabbage has diuretic properties and prevents
increased blood pressure.

Savoy cabbage is especially useful for children and the elderly.
people, as it is easily absorbed by the body.

It is used fresh for salads, boiled
– as colored.
Savoy cabbage makes excellent soups, borscht,
stuffed cabbage rolls with meat, pie fillings, casseroles. Of
this valuable vegetable can be cooked in a wide variety of
dishes with exquisite taste. This cabbage is soft
it cannot be cooked for a long time.

Dangerous properties of savoy cabbage

Savoy cabbage is contraindicated due to its high fiber content.
people suffering from gastritis,
enterocolitis, pancreatitis, ulcers, thyroid diseases,
as well as those who have undergone surgery in the thoracic and abdominal
cavity.

Video

Tired of traditional stuffed cabbage rolls? Try this mega cabbage roll with savoy cabbage!

See also the properties of other vegetables:

Anna Evans

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