Kale is becoming increasingly known as one of the healthiest and most nutrient-dense plant foods in existence. Part of the cabbage family, kale is low in calorie, high in fiber, and has cancer-fighting properties. Kale is loaded with Vitamin A and C is very helpful in body detoxification.
This ingredient has also been found helpful in:
- Improving cardiovascular health
- Lowering cholesterol
- Maintaining weight loss
- Reducing the risk of heart disease by lower cholesterol
- Improving the skin and vision
- Boosting the immune system
Kale is also a strong anti-inflammatory food. Only one cup contains 10 percent of the recommended daily value of omega 3 fatty acids.
Featured Meal: Spicy Chicken and Ancient Grains
With shredded kale as a base, the Spicy Chicken and Ancient Grains Grain Bowl features warm quinoa, antibiotic-free chicken, sriracha, broccoli, carrots, raw beets, and scallions. In addition, this dish is paired with a delicious lime cilantro jalapeno vinaigrette dressing.