SALADS & VEGGIES
Raw bowl of Beetroot, Red Cabbage, Yellow Cherry Tomatoes, Red & Yellow Bell Peppers, Chickpeas.
Drizzle of organic cold pressed flax oil. Mineral salt to taste.
Each of those beautiful colours are filled with nutritional goodness. For example: The rich red color of red cabbage reflects its high concentration of anthocyanin polyphenols, a protective phytonutrients. Health benefits and effects of anthocyanin pigments include antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, and their potentially protective, preventative, and therapeutic roles in a number of human diseases.
Without sufficient intake of antioxidants, our oxygen metabolism can become compromised, and we can experience a metabolic problem called oxidative stress. Chronic oxidative stress—in and of itself—can be a risk factor for development of diseases including cancer.
Red cabbage is full of vitamins and minerals, making it one of the most nutritious and best tasting vegetables around — a great addition to your healthy lifestyle.