Kale is one of the most nutrient-dense foods you can eat – it is up there as one of the top superfoods!
It contains the following in approx 70 grams (DV = Daily Value):
  • Vitamin A: 206% of the DV (from beta-carotene)
  • Vitamin K: 684% of the DV
  • Vitamin C: 134% of the DV
  • Vitamin B6: 9% of the DV
  • Manganese: 26% of the DV
  • Calcium: 9% of the DV
  • Copper: 10% of the DV
  • Potassium: 9% of the DV
  • Magnesium: 6% of the DV

It also contains 3% or more of the DV for vitamin B1 (thiamin), vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), iron and phosphorus

Kale contains very little fat. The large portion of fat it does contains is a healthy omega-3 fatty acid called alpha-linolenic acid. It contains quercetin and kaempferol, potent antioxidants as well as beta-carotene and a range of protective polyphenols.

Kale, raw and steamed, is a great way during the winter to support your overall health and wellbeing.