Do you know the benefits of kale for the body, skin, hair and scalp? Discover DIY homemade recipes!
Kale is a vegetable also known as cow cabbage. It’s a super food and nutritional powerhouse! It's known as the “queen of greens”. Leaves range in color from dark free, purple or deep red in color, depending on variety. Raw kale varieties include: Black Cabbage (Dinosaur, Tuscan), Curly (Scots Kale) and Red Russian. Kale has a tough, bitter, taste. It’s available in different forms: raw, powder, capsule, tablet and juice.
Kale can be eaten raw, cooked or steamed. You don’t want to boil or stir-fry this vegetable long or with too much liquid, due to loss of nutrients and enzymes. Kale is chocked full of vitamins A, C and K! It’s rich in calcium, fiber and iron. It’s low in calories and has zero fat. It’s loaded with antioxidants!
Store kale in refrigerator up to five days. Remove leafy parts from center stems and rinse with water before use. Look for organic kale at your local market or grow your own at home! Discover nutritious kale recipes! Learn how to grow kale! Make delicious kale chips at home! (After eating kale chips you may decide to throw out those calorie packed, trans fat filled, potato chips!)
BENEFITS of KALE - (Body)
Boost Heart Health
Improve Eye Health
Improve Liver Health
Boost Joint Flexibility
Lower Bad Cholesterol
Boost Immune System
Promote Urinary Health
Fight Viruses and Bacteria
Help Protect Against Cancer; (colon, prostrate, breast, bladder, ovarian)
- Raw kale may cause bloating, gas or other abdominal issues.
- People taking blood thinners should avoid kale, due to vitamin K content.
- Avoid drinking juiced kale everyday. It may cause gas, bloating or other abdominal issues.
BENEFITS of KALE - (Skin and Hair)
Boost Skin Strength
Protect Against Sun Damage
Reduce Dark Under Eye Circles
Help Skin Reveal a Natural Glow
Promote Healthy Skin Cell Growth
Reduce Hair Breakage
Increase Hair Strength
Increase Hair Elasticity
Increase Scalp Circulation
Moisture Scalp; Prevent Dry Flakes
HOW TO GROW KALE and HOMEMADE RECIPES
-- GROWING KALE at HOME
-- COOKING KALE and KALE RECIPES
-- GREEN JUICE RECIPE: Apples, Celery, Cucumber, Kale, Parsley
-- SMOOTHIE: Coconut Water, Kale, Strawberries, Blueberries, Bananas
(When making juices or smoothies try different fruits and vegetables to build the one you like best! Add a protein too, if you'd like).
-- HOMEMADE KALE MASK (by Kym Douglas - Hallmark Channel)
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HOW to MAKE KALE CHIPS!
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