Did you know cabbage has more vitamin C than it's famous counterpart the orange? This makes it an antioxidant powerhouse, reducing free radicals in the body and slowing aging. That also means cabbage is an excellent detoxifier, helping your body recover and treat ulcers, certain cancers, depressions, colds, damaged tissues, and keeps your immune and nervous systems working at full strength.

Selection Process

You want to pick a cabbage that is compact, tight, and heavy for its size. The green varieties should be uniformly green with firm stems and the purple varieties should be a deep, purple color.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 leaf, medium (23.0 g)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 5.8

% Daily Value*

Total fat 0.0g 0.0%

Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%

Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%

Sodium 0.0mg 0.0%

Total Carbs 1.3g 0.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2.3%

Sugars 0.7g

Alcohol 0.0g

Protein 0.3g

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C 14.0%
Calcium 0.9% Iron 0.6%
Vitamin D 0.0% Vitamin E 0.1%
Vitamin K 21.9% Thiamin 0.9%
Riboflavin 0.5% Niacin 0.3%
Vitamin B-6 1.4% Folate 2.5%
Vitamin B-12 0.0% Panto. acid 0.5%
Phosphorus 0.6% Magnesium 0.7%
Zinc 0.3% Selenium 0.1%
Copper 0.2% Manganese 1.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.