A few of the benefits of kale, which may help you understand the craze for kale that is spreading throughout the world at the moment:
- Kale helps alkaline your body – which means it helps you reduce acidity and to detoxify your body
- Kale contains high levels of iron, calcium, magnesium and copper
- Kale contains vitamin K, A, E, B2, B3, B6 and C
- Kale is a source of protein (130 gram = ca 5% of your RDI)
- Kale is high in fiber
Ensure you are enjoying organic kale since kale is one of “the dirty dozen”, which means if it’s not grown organically contains pesticides you do not want anywhere near your body. To learn more about the dirty dozens and clean fifteen, go to EWG’s website to learn more about making an informed choice about your food.