4 Reasons To Eat Kale

There’s been a lot of hype about kale these days and rightfully so. Here are 4 of the top reasons why you should be eating kale.

1. Reduce heart disease and cancer risk: Eating kale everyday can reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease by 22%. Even if you only eat kale once a week, it can lower your risk for breast, esophageal, colon, and kidney cancers by 17-32%. Basically, this strange looking green veggie can help save your life!

2. Great source of  vitamin A: Kale provides over 100% of the daily recommended intake of vitamin A, which is important for vision, proper immune function, and healthy skin. In fact, kale can reduce your risk for cataracts by up to 20%.

3. Liver detox and anti-aging: Kale contains sulforaphane, which is important in liver detoxification. It is also important in antioxidant production. Since poor liver function and oxidative stress causes cellular damage and increased aging, it is fair to say that eating kale can actually slow down the aging process!

4. Better source of calcium than milk: Kale has more calcium than milk. The calcium in kale is also absorbed better by your body than the calcium in milk. Save the money you’re spending on milk, which is full of antibiotics and growth hormones, and try some fresh organic kale instead!

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