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How useful is Peking cabbage and what to cook with it, told Yevhen Klopotenko

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The benefits of Chinese cabbage
The benefits of Chinese cabbage. Source: klopotenko.com

Chinese cabbage is not only a delicious vegetable used to make salads, cabbage rolls, and even soups, but also a very healthy product that contains many vitamins and minerals. It's worth noting that cabbage boosts immunity, stimulates the production of white blood cells in the blood, and promotes bone mineralization.

Chinese cabbage

Culinary expert Yevhen Klopotenko shared useful information on his website about the benefits of Chinese cabbage and told us what is the best way to cook with it.

The benefits of Chinese cabbage

1. Contains vitamin C, copper and manganese

Chinese cabbage contains a lot of vitamin C, which is an antioxidant and contains 45% of the daily value in 100 g of the product. Cabbage contains copper, which is necessary for improving mental performance, and manganese, which makes the vegetable useful for the prevention of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and thyroid disease.

The benefits of Chinese cabbage

2. Protects the body from free radicals

Chinese cabbage contains many antioxidants: lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene, which fight free radicals and help lower bad cholesterol.

3. Promotes weight loss

For those who are on a diet, Chinese cabbage will be a real find, as the bulk of the vegetable is water, and cabbage is high in fiber, low in calories and fat. And the vitamins in its composition speed up metabolism, which affects the rate of weight loss.

4. It is a source of vitamin A and maintains energy in the body

The vegetable is a source of vitamin A, which is essential for protecting our health, and also contains a full range of B vitamins.

What to cook with Chinese cabbage:

You can cook the same dishes with Chinese cabbage as with white cabbage. It's just that Chinese cabbage is not as fibrous and has a milder flavor. It goes well with other vegetables, oils, and cheeses. It makes delicious salads.

Cabbage rolls from Chinese cabbage

It is also used to make cabbage rolls and stewed with sour cream, and to make a delicious appetizer - kimchi with chili peppers.

Kimchi made from Chinese cabbage

You can also find the recipes on OBOZREVATEL:

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