Cabbage is a vegetable that accelerates metabolism. The cabbages rich in cellulose, which enhances digestion and helps in coughing and colds. Find out why you need to consume this vegetable that contains lot of vitamin C.


This vegetable is a precious food that contains tartonic acid, which slows down the conversion of sugars and other carbohydrates into fat. That makes it desirable on the list of groceries to reduce weight and it improves digestion.

Also, it contains chlorophyll, which is considered a plant hemoglobin. It can be said that each piece of cabbage will help protect the organism from more diseases.

The cabbage has low energy value and only 25 calories per 100 grams.


It is rich in nutritional and biologically valuable substances such as liposoluble vitamins (K, A, D, E – vitamins soluble in oil).

With 100 grams of cabbage per day, enter 50 miligrams of vitamin C, which is equal to the daily needs of the same.

Apart from vitamin C, the cabbage contains a certain amount of iron.

It is advisable to consume it in everyday soreness and regularly. Take it as a laxative (cleansing agent) and regulates digestion.

Cabbage is not recommended to consume people who have a stomach and intestinal disorder


Chemical composition:

The chemical analysis of this vegetable has shown that it contains sugars, minerals, dietary fiber, fat, enzymes and various vitamins.


100 g of cabbage contains:

  • Water-90 g / B-0.03 mg / Protein-1.5 / B2-0.04 mg / Mastic-0.1 g / B3-0.7 mg Sugar-7g
  • B9-10 μg (micrograms) / Dietary fiber-1 g / C-50 mg / Pectins-0.5 / E-0.06 mg / Organic acids-0.3 g


There are also some important macro elements (potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, phosphorus), but also some microelements (iron, iodine, cobalt, manganese, copper, molybdenum, fluorine, zinc). With these micro and macro elements, the cabbage is very rich in antioxidants.

Antioxidants present in it, reduce cholesterol in the blood. Everybody consume and know about the proteins and the calories, but less people consume and know abut the vitamins and their function. So that’s why you need to have a variety of foods on your table.