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Updated 01 March 2013

Kale

Kale has the highest antioxidant ability of all the leafy green vegetables.

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Kale helps reduce the risk of cancer and cataracts. It is also a good source of folate and calcium. It has the highest antioxidant ability of all the leafy green vegetables. It is also rich in the phytochemical lutein.

Lutein should be served as part of a meal, because lutein is best absorbed when consumed together with a little fat. Kale is also a good source of calcium.

An average portion of kale weighs 90g.
Calories 24
Fibre 2,8g
Calcium 150mcg
Folate 86mcg
Vitamin C 71mg
Per 100g
 
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