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The Wonders of Kale: Kale Salad

If ever there’s been a miracle food, kale just might be it. This once neglected cruciferous vegetable is now coming into the limelight because it is chock full of nutritional benefits. Many call it a superfood. It’s one food wonder that is high in vitamins and loaded with antioxidants. It has 0 fat and contains only 36 calories per cup of raw kale. You can eat it raw or you can cook it. It’s great in salads, soups, stir-fries, stews, and even smoothies. Want to hear more? Than read on and discover the wonders of kale along with a couple of great kale recipes with different kale salad dressings .

Benefits of Kale

Kale helps you lose weight and detoxify your system. It aids in digestion, boosts your metabolism, and makes your liver healthier and more efficient. It’s a great source of iron and its bevy of nutrients gives your immune system a real boost. Kale is rich in omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids and that means it helps your hair, skin, and nails stay healthy and keeps you a youthful looking. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory agent to ease joint pain. Kale is considered a brain food, too. Wow. That’s a lot of good reasons to eat kale.

So how do you enjoy all this goodness? Check out following tasty recipes.

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