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Fareway dietitian: Cabbage

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CABBAGE

Nutrition in One Cup of Cabbage

◦ 25 calories

◦ excellent source of Vitamin C, which is important for healthy skin and a strong immune system

◦ excellent source of Vitamin K, which supports bone health

◦ 2 grams of fiber, which helps support a healthy digestive system and satisfies hunger

How to Buy Cabbage: Look for a firm head that's heavy for its size and has crisp leaves with no signs of browning or withering.

How to Store Cabbage: Wrap tightly in plastic and store in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.

How to Enjoy Cabbage

◦Shredded. Shred raw green and Napa cabbage and serve with a sesame-ginger dressing.

◦Sautéed. Sauté red cabbage, grated apple, diced onion and raisins.

◦Stuffed. Stuff cabbage leaves with lean ground turkey and whole-grain rice. Steam and serve with a tomato sauce.

◦Soup. Make cabbage soup with white beans, chopped tomatoes and onions and lean sausage

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