Kale

Kale Nutrition Benefits Recipes

Food is Medicine: enjoy these simple recipes and discover how kale can support your health and wellness.

Kale nutrition, benefits, recipes.... let your imagination run wild with the potential of fresh produce! Kale is a highly nutritious cruciferous vegetable that’s related to broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower. Available in green or purple, flat or curly leaf, it’s packed full of minerals that many people are commonly deficient in.

As part of a healthy and well balanced eating pattern, kale can support your health and wellness, by providing:

  • 27 calories / 100g
  • 91% water

Nutrition:

  • Vitamin A, B6, C& K
  • Calcium
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Niacin (B3)
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Riboflavin (B2)
  • Thiamin (B1)
  • Antioxidants

Health Benefits May Include:

  • Lower blood pressure and support heart health.
  • Protect against free-radical damage and some cancers.
  • Protect against macular degeneration, cataracts and other eye disorders.

Reduce inflammation, support weight loss and aid detoxification processes.

Kale Nutrition Health Benefits & Recipes:

For a further detailed nutritional analysis of kale, search:

The Australian Food Composition Database.

To learn more about how kale can fit into a healthy and balanced eating pattern, search:

The Australian Dietary Guidelines or Nutrition Australia's Healthy Eating Pyramid.

Please Enjoy: