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Vegetable of the Week – Red Cabbage

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Red cabbage is delicious, nutritious, and low in calories.

Now don’t get your nose in a pickle. Just add some red wine vinaigrette and eat it raw like a salad or saute it for an easy flavorful side dish.

Red Cabbage

Plays a role in reducing the risk of breast cancer.
Plays a role in the prevention of lung cancer, stomach cancer, and colon cancer.
Is a rich source of vitamin C, an antioxidant which plays a vital role in reducing the presence of free radicals in the body.

Is a rich source of calcium.

Is being studied for its possible role in the treatment of peptic ulcers.

Food Quantity: 1 cup Calories: 20 calCarbs: 3.9g Dietary Fiber: 1.6g

I just picked some up in the Vegetable section of Trader Joe’s. It is shredded, washed, and ready to eat!

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