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Updated 27 February 2013

Bok choi

Bok choi is a source of folate and potassium. It also provides calcium for bone health.

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Bok choi is a source of folate and potassium. It also provides calcium for bone health. Carotenoids in bok choi act as antioxidants and can reduce free radical damage in the body.

Using this in stirfries is ideal as it conserves vitamin C and folate levels. Vegetable cooking water can always be used for soups and gravies, as it contains the minerals and phytochemicals that were lost from the vegetable during the cooking process.

Bok choi is low in calories and can be eaten freely.


Calories 12
Potassium 420 mg
Calcium 80 mg
Folate 40 mcg
Per 100g cooked
 
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