Cabbage is available in many varieties: red or violet, green or Napa cabbage, commonly used in Chinese cuisine, bok choi (Chinese cabbage young) and Brussels sprouts.
Cabbage contains little saturated fat and no cholesterol; on the other hand, it contains fiber, vitamins C, K, A, B6, folate (folic acid) potassium, manganese, thiamin, calcium, iron and magnesium.
The largest cabbage dish ever made was cooked in 2008 in the Macedonian city of Prilep, and it contained 80,191 cabbage rolls weighing 544 kg in total.
It is known that drinking cabbage juice helps heal the stomach and intestinal ulcers.
If one looks at the ingredients of a low calorie diet, the cabbage is on top of the list. A cup of chopped cabbage has just 15 calories – clearly a food for weight loss.