Fruits Vegetables
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Chinese cabbage, Brassica rapa / Cruciferae (Brassicaceae)
Benefits for the health
Chinese cabbages are a source of pro-vitamin A carotenoids, vitamin C, fiber and folate. Vitamin A is good for sight, bones, teeth, skin, body tissues, reproduction and the development of the hormonal functions and Co-enzymes. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant, so it protects against several types of cancer and intensifies the immunological functions. Research shows that fiber consumption helps to protect against some intestine disorders, including intestine cancer.

Folate is important for a healthy pregnancy and for the new-born’s health. A higher consumption of folate can also protect against cardiovascular diseases and cancer, particularly colon and uterus cancer. Folate takes part in the mental functions, helping children to keep their attention.
Popular tradition
Chinese cabbages are very digestive, so they are indicated for people with gastrointestinal problems. In addition, their consumption is a good prevention against several pathologies, like constipation, cardiovascular hypertension and other diseases.
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