Availability: Harvested Late fall and winter months
Facts: Cabbage is sturdy, abundant and inexpensive. A longstanding dietary staple throughout the world, it is widely cultivated and stores well so that it is available throughout the year. Egyptians used to worship the heads as gods, enthroned on elaborate altars.
Serving Size = 1 CUP
Selection: Choose heads with compact leaves that are heavy for their size.
Nutrition Benefits: Fat free; saturated fat free; very low sodium; cholesterol free; low-calorie; high in vitamin C.
Pigments: chlorophyll, lutein, beta-carotene
Phytochemicals: glucoraphanin, glucobrassicin, butenyl-glucosinolate, glucoiberin, indoyl-methyl-glucosinolate, quercetin, kaempferol, chlorogenic acid
ORAC Score: 298