These cabbage facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including cabbage in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include cabbage in your diet.
- Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol
- High in Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin A, Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Iron and Magnesium
The nutritional value and health benefits of cabbage means that it's good for:
- Maintaining good general health
- Losing weight
Don't eat too much cabbage if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of cabbage.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Chinese Cabbage - raw||1/2 cup 40g||0||1||0||14|
|Chinese Flowering Cabbage (Pak Choi) - raw||40g||0||1||0||20|
|Mustard Cabbage (Dai Gai Choi) - raw||75g||0.5||2||0||45|
|Red Cabbage - raw||40g||1||2||0||40|
|Red Cabbage - cooked||1/2 cup 60g||2||2||0||50|
|Savoy Cabbage - raw||1/2 cup 60g||1||2||0||40|
|Savoy Cabbage - cooked||1/2 cup 60g||1||1||0||30|