Quick, easy, nutritious cabbage salad.

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Sometimes I think I’m really clever, now is one of those times.

I snagged a handful of recipes from last month’s Cooking Light magazine, and this is their Napa Cabbage Slaw.

Since I was at the store and saw nothing labeled Napa Cabbage, I grabbed the logical next best choice…the pretty red one.

In 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, Johnny Bowden says this of cabbage:

“…the cabbage family is probably the most important vegetable in the world from the point of view of nutritional benefits and cancer-fighting ability.”

Cabbage is good for:

  • Phytochemicals called indoles, which are shown to alter estrogen in a favorable way likely to reduce the risk of cancer.
  • Free-radical fighting phytochemicals called dithiolethiones, which may reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
  • Vitamin C (85% RDI for 1 cup!)
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin K
Those with thyroid issues should use caution. Cabbage contains goitrigens which may interfere…

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