We toss kale into the blender and mix it with our morning protein drink.Kale is low in calorie, high in fiber and has zero fat. One cup of kale has only 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber and 0 grams of fat. It is great for aiding in digestion and elimination with its great fiber content. It’s also filled with so many nutrients, vitamins, folate and magnesium as well as those listed below.
Kale is high in Vitamin K. Eating a diet high in Vitamin K can help protect against various cancers. It is also necessary for a wide variety of bodily functions including normal bone health and the prevention of blood clotting. Also increased levels of vitamin K can help people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
Kale is a great anti-inflammatory food. One cup of kale is filled with 10% of the RDA of omega-3 fatty acids, which help, fight against arthritis, asthma and autoimmune disorders.
Eating more kale can help lower cholesterol levels. It is high in Vitamin A. (For vision) for your skin as well as helping to prevent lung and oral cavity cancers.
Kale is high in Vitamin C and calcium. Per calorie, kale has more calcium than milk. And it’s a great detox food. Kale is filled with fiber and sulfur, both great for detoxifying your body and keeping your liver healthy. Kale is filled with powerful antioxidants and its high in iron. Per calorie, kale has more iron than beef.