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Facts for Kale

Kale is naturally low in fat, free of cholesterol, and low in sodium. It is also an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C, and a good source of calcium and potassium. Kale also contains important B vitamins such as riboflavin and vitamin B6, as well as carotenoids like beta carotene and lutein.

 

Key Facts about Kale:

  • Kale is a member of the cabbage family.

  • Kale is originated in Asia Minor/Anatolia, and became very popular in Scandinavia, Germany, Holland, and Scotland.

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  • Kale is such a popular vegetable in Scotland that being invited to “come to kale” was an invitation to dinner.