The mother of all greens... Kale is low in calories, high in fiber and has zero fat. One cup of kale has only 36 calories, 2.5 grams of fiber (which helps manage blood sugar and makes you feel full) and 0 grams of fat nearly 3 grams of protein . It is great for aiding in digestion and elimination with its great fiber content. It's also filled with so many nutrients, vitamin A,C,K and B that's key to brain health. As well as folate and magnesium.
Kale is a super food with staying power. The dark, leafy green has been on dinner plates since Roman times and has long been common across much of Europe. The vegetable hails from the cabbage family, which also includes broccoli, cauliflower, and collards. Kale is more popular than ever, and it’s packed with vitamins and minerals.
Types of Kale
Kale can be curly, flat, purple or have a bluish tint mixed in with the green. The flavors differ, so try them all!