First domesticated as a crop in the Mediterranean region of Europe, Cabbage heads can range from 1 to 8 pounds, and can be green, purple and white. Cabbage is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. It is a good source of Protein, Thiamin, beta-carotene, vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Folate and fiber. It also contains important vital minerals like Calcium, Magnesium, Iodine, Manganese and Iron. Cabbage is also a valuable source of insoluble fiber which is essential to keeping your system clean.
Cabbage speeds up estrogen metabolism, which medical experts think can help block breast cancer and suppress growth of polyps, a prelude to colon cancer. It has also been associated with a lower rate of lung, stomach and prostate cancer.
Cabbage has a high sulfur and chlorine content, which makes it an excellent bowel cleanser. If you notice you have foul gas after consuming, don’t worry, that means it’s doing its job! You need it!
Raw Cabbage juice can help and prevent obesity as it detoxifies the upper bowels of putrefactive waste which improves digestion and elimination. It is also very low in calories.
Those same potent cleansing and reducing properties mentioned above make it extremely beneficial to people who suffer from ulcers. Cabbage strengthens the stomach lining’s resistance to acid attacks. Cabbage contains cabbagen or vitamin U, which heals and protects against stomach ulcers. There are numerous studies and trials that have proven cabbage juice can help heal ulcers in humans. Look it up yourself if you don’t believe us!
Cabbage juice is great for your complexion. It contains potassium which purifies your body and skin. The high levels of vitamin A aid in tissue rejuvenation, and the sulfur content helps fight infection and protects the skin from eczema and other rashes. It’s also a great source of vitamin E, which is one of the main ingredients in most skin products and supplements.
HOW TO DRINK IT
You can drink cabbage juice ‘straight’ if that’s what makes you happy, but we recommend cabbage juice mixed half and half with your carrot juice. You can also experiment and add it to other juice combinations if you please. You will still receive all the same benefits cabbage has to offer.
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