Red cabbage is rich in compounds that protect us from cancers and the signs of aging... so add it to your menu!

 Main benefits, in a nutshell:

  • Contains a variety of cancer-fighting compounds.
  • Low in calories, with a low glycemic index - ideal for dieters.
  • Rich in the antioxidant vitamin C.
  • Anthocyanin content may protect agains Alzheimer's disease.

Practical tips:

Thinly sliced red cabbage can be used raw in coleslaw instead of white cabbage. Sprinkle with lemon juice or salad dressing to prevent it from turning gray. Once cut, red cabbage should be used within one to two days. When cooking, steaming preserves the maximum nutrients, so try not to overcook. Enjoy!