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Purple Cabbage Increased sodium excretion significantly, help to lower blood pressure

Purple Cabbage Increased sodium excretion significantly

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The daily recommended amount:
Eat 50 to 70 grams of Purple Cabbage every day

Calories in Purple Cabbage (Per 100g)

Calories: 22kcals
Sodium: 27mg
Fat: 0.2g
Protein: 1.5g
Carbs: 4.6g

Principle of lowering blood pressure
Purple Cabbage is a good source of Potassium, every 100 g of purple cabbage contains 120 mg of Potassium. Potassium is more reactive than Sodium, therefore, Potassium can displace Sodium in the blood, increased sodium excretion, help to lower blood pressure, so the purple cabbage is an ideal food for patients with hypertension (high lood pressure).

Have a therapeutic effect on diabetes
Purple cabbage is rich in vitamin C, can promote insulin secretion, improve the body's sensitivity to insulin, so it can reduce blood sugar. In addition, the purple cabbage also contains dietary fiber, can reduce the absorption of sugar and fat.

Best food match:
Purple Cabbage and squid
Purple cabbage and squid go together, because the absorption of taurine in the squid requires the participation of vitamin B6, and the purple cabbage is rich in vitamin B6, so both of them match are conducive to the absorption of nutrients.

Do's and Dont's:
Right Patients with diabetes, high blood pressure.
Right Hardening of the arteries.
RightObese and overweight people.

If you want to keep their showy purple during cooking, need to add a small amount of white vinegar, otherwise after heating, purple cabbage will into black purple, affect beauty.

Recipe for lowering blood pressure
item Purple cabbage and cabbage salad (for two person)
Purple cabbage and cabbage salad

Ingredients: 150 grams of Purple cabbage, 150 grams of Cabbage, a small amount of white vinegar, 1/3 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp black pepper.


  1. Wash and rinse your Purple cabbage and cabbage. Chop the purple cabbage and cabbage,
  2. Make the dressing: Combine white vinegar, salt, pepper and other spices you like, add the right amount of water, whisk the ingredients together and mix well.
  3. Put the purple cabbage and cabbage in a bowl, then pour the dressing over them and stir it evenly. About two to three minutes later, put your Purple cabbage and cabbage salad in a plate. Eat it!


Calories Protein Fat Sodium
72kcals 6g 0.5g 865mg

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