Kale

Kale Facts:

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cup - Chopped
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 33 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 29mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g

Vitamin A 206%
Vitamin C 134%
Calcium 9%
Iron 6%
Vitamin K 684%
Thiamin 5%
Riboflavin 5%
Niacin 3%
Vitamin B6 9%
Folate 5%
Pantothenic Acid 1%
Magnesium 6%
Phosphorus 4%
Potassium 9%
Zinc 2%
Copper 10%
Manganese 26%
Selenium 1%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 67

 

 

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Potential Health Benefits

  • powerful anti-cancer properties
  • powerful free radical scavenger
  • improved eyesight health protection
  • promote skin & hair health
  • promote bone & joint health
  • improve digestion
  • energy boost

 

Potential Athletic Benefits

  • Help protect eyesight, skin, and hair from sunlight exposure from consistent outside exercise.
  • High vitamin K content for bone and joint strengthening.
  • Detoxify body from harmful heavy metals that rob performance and can cause mental decline.
  • Powerful antioxidants to protect against oxidative stress from high volume exercise schedules.

Glycemic Index Rank

3 out of 100

RankValue
Low Glycemic less than 55

Food Sensitivity Rank

0.1 to 1 ratio

RankValue
Low for Fructose Sensitivity less than 1 (fructose to glucose ratio)

Kale is by far one of the top healthiest leafy greens that we can consume. It can boost energy levels, help fight off cancerous cells from forming, help protect against UV rays, and also help strengthen our bones and joints. In addition, Kale offers us a great natural multivitamin, especially those who may be deficient in vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin A, manganese, and copper.

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Kale and Banana Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie
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beta-carotene

is a pigment carotenoid found in many plants in nature. They are responsible for giving color to the plant. Beta-carotene specifically has many health benefits such as helping to protect cells (especially DNA) from free radical damage, decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, as well as, various forms of cancer.
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Sources include: USDA

***All-Body Fitness takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided above. Please contact a medical doctor or a registered dietitian for nutrition advice.

 

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