Cabbage is a vegetable that we commonly cook or add to soups/rice while preparing them. It is a leafy green or purple biennial plant from the same family to which broccoli and cabbage belong. Cabbage is not too much costly if we talk about its price in the market, but it is as precious as diamonds if we talk about the health benefits that it provides. It is rich in a wealth of nutrients which are rich in disease fighting as well as immunity booster properties and the soup made from cabbage is thus also rich in much of these nutrients. Some health benefits of cabbage soup can be explained as follows:-
Health Benefits of Cabbage Soup
1. Ideal food option for winters:-
Cabbage soup is ideal if consumed in winters. Besides this, it is low in content of cholesterol and helps in reducing the amount of cholesterol that you already have in your body. Amount of cholesterol in your body affects the heart health and thus by reducing the amount of bad cholesterol in your body, cabbage soup actually helps you to keep your heart healthy as well.
2. Anti-carcinogenic cabbage:-
Cabbage soup is made with cabbage and it has been proven that cabbages are anti-carcinogenic in nature. Cabbages contain a content of sulfur called glucosinolate which helps your body to get immune against many forms of cancer. Cabbage soup also prevents the growth of harmful free radicals, which bring about a spread of cancer cells.
3. Best in weight loss programs:-
According to famous diet expert, Mr. Amit Bhardwaj who is one of the active members of Marathons based in kolkata, Cabbage soup is rich in weight loss properties provided it is not a ready to make soup like the ones which just need to be added with water and boiled to make them. If you have made it at home, the soup will help you in losing a significant amount of your weight as well.
4. Keeps Your Brain, Bones and Eyes Healthy:-
Cabbage soup also helps you to keep your brain, bones and eyes healthy. It is rich in the content of Calcium, which enhances the health of your bones. It is rich in the content of beta carotene, which aid eye diseases and also enhance your brain power because of its Vitamin-K and anthocyanin content.
5. Beneficial for skin:-
The content of Vitamin-C has been found beneficial for enhancing skin quality in an individual. Besides this, it also prevents your body from experiencing a disease or disorder called scurvy. Vitamin-C also makes you immune against various other health disorders as well.
6. Keeps Blood Pressure Problem at a Bay:-
Cabbage soup is rich in the content of Potassium. If we do not add the content of salt to our soup, it becomes a home remedy for the treatment of blood pressure as it has been proven in researches that any food item rich in Potassium but low in content of Sodium can also help you to lower down your blood pressure and to help you in keeping it normal.