It’s unclear where the cabbage we know today originated, but we know it first became popular in Europe. Russia, Poland, China, and Japan are a few of the leading producers of cabbage. One head of cabbage can make about 8 cups of shredded cabbage. Fermented cabbage is known as sauerkraut.
- hen cooked, helps lower cholesterol
- helps fight cancer, along with broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts
- excellent source of vitamin C, good source of vitamin A
- contains polyphenols that provide anti-inflammatory benefits