Did you know the cheap, humble, and common cabbage can do miracles for your health? The list of health benefits you’ll receive after including it in your diet is quite long.
People from all around the world use cabbage to treat constipation, gout, arthritis, stomach ulcer, obesity, headaches, skin issues, jaundice, eczema, eye disorders, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, scurvy, weight loss, etc.
Cabbage is a great source of potassium, therefore it prevents potassium deficiency. This, in turn, helps reduce cholesterol and systolic blood pressure supports the heart health and stimulates liver detox.
Just like other cruciferous vegetables, cabbage helps balance the blood sugar levels, reduce inflammation, boost the immune system, reduce tumor size, and kill cancer cells.
In fact, the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention published a 2014 study which shows cabbage can help prevent cancer, coronary artery disease, and other chronic diseases related to oxidative stress.
The researchers explain that these benefits of cabbage come from its potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Moreover, the Western Journal of Medicine published another study which showed cabbage juice can significantly improve the condition of duodenal and gastric ulcer patients.