WHAT IS A RED CABBAGE?
Cabbages in general are leafy, ball-shaped vegetables that are relatives of broccoli. The red version is just a regular cabbage that’s rich in anthocyanins. This compound gives the head its’ unique scarlet or purple coloration. The lower the pH of the soil, the redder will cabbage will become. Long ago the color the cabbage turned gave farmers an idea of how acidic the soil was (green and yellow resulting from non-acidic dirt).
WHY ARE RED CABBAGES GOOD FOR YOU?
They are high in vitamin A, B and K as well as fiber and potassium. However it’s also low in calories!
WHEN ARE RED CABBAGES IN SEASON?
They are typically planted in the Spring and harvested in the Fall.
HOW SHOULD RED CABBAGES BE STORED?
Refrigerated in a sealed bag, a young cabbage can last up to 2 weeks.
WHAT IS THE PROPER WAY TO CUT A RED CABBAGE?
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DOES RED CABBAGE CURE BALDNESS?
While the Chinese believed this for thousands of years, the theory isn’t entirely without merit. The presence of sulphuric compounds in cabbage’s results your body producing more keratin. This is protein promotes healthier hair, skin and nails!