It forms part of the family of leafy greens. Its many medicinal properties has made it part of the top Superfoods. Slightly more bitter than spinach; this leaf green boasts more calcium than its leafy sister spinach.
It is a great antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. If bone diseases are knocking on your door keep that door shut with a cup of chopped fresh Kale daily and a couple sessions of Aafiyah healing. Kale is also a good source of Vitamin K and A. It has properties to increase Iron absorption and has your daily recommendations of manganese. Its excellent during pregnancy as it is a natural source of folate. Which results in healthy neurological development.
It is a good source of dietary fibre to beat those constipated days.
The simple ways of incorporating it into your diet is:
1)Add a cup of freshly chopped kale to your salad.
2) Lightly braise with fresh garlic, salt and olive oil.
3) Add a cup to any smoothie.
Naeema Ahmed Bayat