7 Amazing Benefits of Sukuma Wiki

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5. Anti-inflammatory

The omega-3 fatty acids in kale help fight and alleviate arthritis, autoimmune disorders and asthma. The vitamin C content helps relieve stiff joints.

6.Fighting Disease

Kale, like other dark green veggies, may be helpful in preventing various cancers such as colon, prostate and ovarian. Its abundant vitamin K content is important for bone health, forestalling the effects of osteoporosis. And the folic acid and B6 provide cardiovascular support and prevent heart disease.

7. Kale is high in Vitamin K

Eating a diet high in Vitamin K can help protect against various cancers. It is also necessary for a wide variety of bodily functions including normal bone health and the prevention of blood clotting. Also increased levels of vitamin K can help people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

There you have it, if there ever was a wonder food, it is sukuma wiki. Enjoy it as a side dish to your ugali and fry or by itself, or check out these interesting recipes.

Sources:

http://www.vegkitchen.com/tips/seasonal-produce-guides/healthy-delicious-and-easy-kale-recipes/

http://www.vegkitchen.com/nutrition/5-top-health-benefits-of-kale/

http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-4408/Top-10-Health-Benefits-of-Eating-Kale.html

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