Lacinto Kale

Kale or borecole is actually a form of cabbage, green or purple, in which the central leaves do not form a head. It is considered to be closer to wild cabbage than most domesticated forms. The name borecole most likely originates from the Dutch boerenkool (farmer's cabbage). Kale is a true superfood that is rich in beta carotene, vitamin K, vitamin C, lutein, zeaxanthin, and reasonably rich in iron and calcium. In Japan, kale juice (known as aojiru) is a popular dietary supplement. Kale, as with broccoli and other brassicas, contains sulforaphane, a chemical believed to have potent anti-canc..

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