How much do you know about food: I invite you to know “The benefits of Chinese cabbage”

Chinese cabbage is a well-known plant in much of the world, but how much do you know about this vegetable?

Its scientific name is “Brassica rapa, ssp. Pekinensis “belonging to the families of the” Brassica “better known as Chinese cabbage or Akusay, this vegetable is gradually gaining ground in the recipes of cuisines from around the world, very consumed in the Asian continent.
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This vegetable has its origins in “China” the cultivation is practiced for “1500 years” and from there I travel to the whole world, other countries where their crops are “Austria, Spain and Holland” Although the countries with the highest production are:

  1. China
  2. Russian Federation
  3. India
  4. Korea
  5. Japan
  6. U.S
  7. Poland
  8. Indonesia
  9. Ukraine
  10. Romania
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There are many varieties of this vegetable and they are grouped according to their sowing time that can be “early, semi-late and late”

Varieties of early Chinese cabbage
Nagaoka
Spring
Hong Kong

Varieties of semi-late Chinese cabbage
Kasumi
Yoko
Okido

Varieties of late Chinese cabbage
Snow Mountain
Tardisto
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This vegetable has more and more acceptance in the recipes of international chefs, versatile at the time of cooking and very practical at the time of serving.
There are hundreds of recipes where you can include Chinese cabbage.

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Dumplings of Chinese cabbage with prawns

Source: https://cocinasanaconernestsubirana.wordpress.com/2013/05/25/dumplings/
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Chinese cabbage sauteed with vegetables

Source: http://la-canasta.org/receta-de-col-china-salteada-con-vegetales/
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Chinese cabbage rolls

Source: https://cocina-casera.com/rollitos-de-col-china/
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Stuffed Chinese cabbage

Source: http://lacocinadesilvio.blogspot.com/2012/02/col-china-con-relleno-sorpresa.html
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Chinese cabbage soup

Source: http://afaltadelexatinbuenassontortas.blogspot.com/2014/01/sopa-china-de-col-y-zanahoria.html
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Chinese cabbage salad

Source: http://www.triaxsys.com/en/24790-recepty-salatov-iz-pekinskoy-kapusty-s-ovoschami-krevetkami-i-vetchinoy.html
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Another practical and very healthy way to consume Chinese cabbage is through its juice

eating regularly brings many benefits for the body, there are those who recommend to prevent gastric diseases, others as a natural diuretic, has anti-inflammatory attributes, very beneficial to keep our body healthy.
Source: http://www.mejoresjugosparabajardepeso.com/jugo-de-apio-y-col-para-la-digestion-y-la-salud-del-intestino/

You should know that by regularly consuming this vegetable you are incorporating vitamins and minerals into your body, such as: div class=”pull-right”>

Calories
Carbohydrates
Proteins
Fiber
Sodium
Calcium
Iron
Match
Potassium
Vitamins A, B2, B3, C, K
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  • The regular consumption of Chinese cabbage is very beneficial for the health of our body, a vegetable with the ability to prevent “cancer” the responsible agents are the “glucosinolates” – “googenic glycosides” and the “beta-carotene” containing this vegetable
  • Highly recommended for people who suffer from problems of “digestion” its high content of dietary fiber helps to digest better what one consumes, accelerating digestion and eliminating everything unnecessary for our body.
  • Ideal for people with drawbacks of blood pressure, the responsible agents are its component of “calcium and potassium” which are responsible for regulating the “blood pressure levels”
  • Consistently consume this vegetable is very beneficial for children and the elderly, it contributes to the growth and maintenance of the “bones, teeth, nails and muscles” responsible for its content of “Vitamin K And calcium”

Now that you know the benefits of Chinese cabbage consumption, what do you think, or how many times will you consume this wonderful product?

  • Once a month
  • Once a week
  • Once a day

If you want to know more about the medical, scientific specifications and the benefits that the consumption of this vegetable brings, you just have to enter the links that I leave below.
Source: https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brassica_rapa_pekinensis
Source: http://www.frutas-hortalizas.com/Hortalizas/Origen-produccion-Col-china.html
Source: https://www.vegaffinity.com/alimento/col-china-o-repollo-chino-beneficios-informacion-nutricional–f1957
Source: http://secretodebelleza.ru/salud/salud-y-bienestar-2/5409-15-mejores-beneficios-de-repollo-chino-para-la.html

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