Cabbage Stir-Fry

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This Cabbage Stir-Fry is a food idea that is easy to make and healthy too. The best part is that you can sub any of the vegetables, and add as much or as little of the brown sugar and the soy sauce as you like. You can also add any sort of cooked meat to the stir-fry at the end. For this easy cabbage recipe, leftover grilled chicken was added, but anything will do such as chicken, ground beef, steak, shrimp, ham, smoked sausage, and more. For this easy cabbage recipe, you will need oil, carrots, zucchini, onion, garlic, cabbage, and cooked meat of your choice. For the full step by step instructions for this easy cabbage recipe, you will want to take a look at the Aunt Bee's site.

Cabbage is a part of the Brassica family. Cabbage is a leafy vegetable that has been used in food ideas for hundreds of years, with green and red cabbage varieties. Cabbage is low in calories, inexpensive and an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals. Cabbage has a vast amount of health benefits and versatility for food ideas in the kitchen. Cabbage can be used in a wide variety of easy cabbage recipes, food ideas and recipes. This cheap and healthy vegetable is at the top of the list of super foods. Cabbage isn't always as popular as its cruciferous cousin's like kale and broccoli, but cabbage should be. Cabbage is one of the most affordable vegetables that you can buy. And you can store green, red, and Savoy cabbage in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to ten days. Napa cabbage can be stored for up to five days. If cabbage is cut, the edge of the cabbage may dry out and brown. In that case, you simply need to cut off the discolored area and use the rest. Cabbage may help to fight cancer. Studies suggest that consuming cabbage on a regular basis may help to fight breast, lung, colon and other types of cancer. This is because cabbage contains potent anti-cancer compounds known as isothiocyanates. These chemicals amp up your body's natural detoxification systems. Just like other cruciferous vegetables, cabbage contains phytochemicals that may also help to remove cancerous compounds from the body, to scavenge free radicals and increase the programmed cell death of cancerous cells, among other functions. Instead of boiling your cabbage in easy cabbage recipes, it is best to saute, stir-fry and roast cabbage, or eat it raw, as boiling strips away its nutrients.

Cabbage is rich in nutrients. Cabbage is a vegetable used in easy cabbage recipes and food ideas that deliver fiber and vitamins C and K, all for very little calories. In one cup of chopped cabbage, there is 54 percent of the daily value for vitamin C and two grams of fiber for only 22 calories. Both savoy and red cabbage also boast healthy amounts of beta-carotene. Cabbage is an anti-inflammatory. The vibrant purple color of red cabbage comes from the heart-healthy, anti-inflammatory phytochemicals known as anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are something that may also help to reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease along with improving eyesight. Anthocyanins are also good for your gut and as a natural detoxifier. Cabbage contains almost four grams of fiber per cup which may also help to improve the digestion in your body. And when your body has a healthy, efficient digestive system, then it can detoxify itself more efficiently.

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