EN on Foods

Schepers, Anastasia
February 2008
Environmental Nutrition;Feb2008, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p8
The article offers information about Kale, a leafy cabbage and a member of the cruciferous family. It states that Kale comes in various shapes and colors. It packs a multi-nutritional punch by furnishing cancer-fighting phytonutrients like isothiocyanates and glucosinolates. A research found that isothiocyanates are especially effective at stopping the growth of human prostate cancer cells.


Related Articles

  • Consider cabbage. Mazori, Daniel // Natural Health;Mar2009, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p20 

    The article offers suggestions on how to properly cook the cabbage in a healthy way, and discusses reasons not to boil the cabbage. Based on studies, boiling the cabbage cited to remove nearly all of its glucosinolates, considered as anticancer properties. It also differentiates the health...

  • Physicochemical property changes of cabbage outer leaves upon preparation into functional dietary fiber powder. Tanongkarikit, Yardfon; Chiewchan, Naphaporn; Devahastin, Sakamon // Food & Bioproducts Processing: Transactions of the Institution o;Jul2012, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p541 

    White cabbages (Brassica oleracea L. var. capitata) are important sources of dietary fiber (DF) and glucosinolates, which are claimed to possess anticarcinogenic activity. Although the potential use of cabbage outer leaves as starting raw materials to produce functional dietary fiber powder...

  • Cooking with kale. Haedrich, Ken // Country Journal;Sep/Oct92, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p74 

    Offers recipes for kale, a form of cabbage. Basic steamed kale; Colcannon; Kale and sausage soup; Kale with tomatoes and crumbs.

  • CRISPY KALE CHIPS.  // Organic Spa Magazine;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p22 

    A recipe for crispy kale chips is presented.

  • A bit of sun improves picked veg.  // New Scientist;6/29/2013, Vol. 218 Issue 2923, p17 

    The article discusses a study by Janet Braam of Rice University in Texas, and colleagues in a 2013 issue of the journal "Current Biology" that found maintaining the circadian rhythms of picked cabbages preserved their anti-cancer properties, specifically the glucosinolate 4MSO.

  • Kale Makes Resurgence With Attractive Nutritional Profile.  // Nutraceuticals World;May2013, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p16 

    The article reports on the increase in the global demand for kale due to its nutritional benefits.

  • Cabbage fever. Chandoha, Walter // Country Living Gardener;Oct2002, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p88 

    Features the brassica and kale plants adding colors to late-season plantings. Solution in controlling cabbage worms, cutworms and cabbage loopers attacking the plants; Sensitivity of ornamental kale and cabbage to heat; Description on the different varieties of the plants.

  • KALE FAIL. white, margo // North & South;Apr2014, Issue 337, p88 

    The article presents information on kale, a member of cabbage family. It discusses the health benefits of this green vegetable, along with the recipes that can be prepared with it. The celebration of the first National Kale Day as a revival of kale in the U.S. is also mentioned. The demand for...

  • UNEXPECTED BOUNTY. Barthelow, Sarah // Rodale's Organic Life;Jan/Feb2016, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p36 

    The article offers information on fruits and vegetables that are ingredients for salads including kale, cabbage and citrus.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics