Red cabbage

Red cabbage, useful properties which known many, has huge history in Russia. In the XVII century it was brought from Western Europe under the name "blue cabbage".

The Russians immediately understood all the benefits of this vegetable.

Red cabbage has its similarities and differences with white cabbage. "Blue cabbage" as white, sometimes late, early and average. 

Also red cabbage has a smaller head than white cabbage.The red cabbage has blue-purple leaves with different shades. This is due to the fact that this cabbage contains a special substance – anthocyanin. This substance has the best effect on the human body. Penetrating into the blood, the anthocyanin thickens the walls of blood vessels, increases the elasticity of capillaries and prevents protein.

Red cabbage is not always as juicy as its ancestor. But nutrients and vitamins in it much more. Potassium, magnesium, iron, phytoncides, enzymes, proteins and fiber – all this contains red cabbage. It is known that in Ancient Rome lung disease was treated with red cabbage juice. Tuberculosis stick in our body can not develop if there is red cabbage-it contains phytoncides that prevent the development of tuberculosis.

Red cabbage, its juice is used to treat people with jaundice. It has cleansing properties-removes harmful substances from the human body, including the liver. It can also be eaten before holidays or events, where you are going to SIP a couple of glasses. Red cabbage distances the effect of alcohol.

Danish scientists have proven that red cabbage reduces the risk of breast cancer in women by half. Red cabbage give a bitter taste of glucosinolates, which also prevent the division of cancer cells.

People suffering from hypertension, it is important to include in your diet red cabbage, because it reduces blood pressure. It is proved that it should be used for the prevention of vascular diseases.