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Diet and Nutrition

Diet and nutrition are hot topics these days, and new research comes out daily. Scientists are continually discovering new things about the benefits — and the dangers — inherent in what we eat and drink. What’s the best kind of diet for losing weight? What foods and combinations of foods prevent disease? What is it in our food that contributes to diabetes and the complications of diabetes? What are the compounds that protect us from them? Stay up on the latest in nutrition news and research and stay healthy!

Cabbage

CABBAGE!

It contains 3g of carbs in a 50-gram portion. One cup cooked shredded cabbage contains 8.5g of carbs.

Cabbage is rich in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory nutrients, and glucosinolates, compounds thought to have anti-cancer activity. Red and purple cabbage contain anthocyanins — antioxidants known as powerful weapons against cardiovascular disease.