Kale & Quinoa Salad

Benefits of Kale

If you have not tried kale yet, now may be the time. Packed with nutrients, it is one of the world’s healthiest foods.

The nutrients it contains support healthy skin, hair, and bones. The fiber content enhances digestion and contributes to cardiovascular health.

With more nutritional value than spinach, it may help improve blood glucose control in diabetes, lower the risk of cancer, reduce blood pressure, and help prevent the development of asthma.

Fast facts on kale:

Here are some key points about kale. More detail is in the main article.

  • Kale is a green, leafy, winter vegetable that is high in fiber.
  • The potassium content of kale may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • It can be a tasty and nutritious side dish or an addition to smoothies and salads.
  • Anyone who is taking blood thinning medication or who has a kidney problem should check with a doctor before adding more kale to the diet.