Source: Staff Research
Feb 11, 2018 - 11:50 AM
(Edited Feb 11, 2018 - 12:00 PM)
Although cabbage is grown throughout the United States, 78 percent of the nation’s total cabbage (fresh market and processing) is produced in five states, California, Wisconsin, New York, Florida, and Texas. Cabbage is one of the oldest vegetables in existence and continues to be a dietary staple throughout the world. Cabbage has virtually no fat. One cup of shredded raw cabbage contains 50 calories and 5 grams of dietary fiber. Cabbage can be steamed, boiled, braised, microwaved, stuffed, or stir-fried, and eaten raw. Cabbage is: Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, High in Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin A, Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Iron and Magnesium.
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