Kale is a form of cabbage with green or purple leaves that originated in Asia and was brought to Europe in 600 B.C. Although it is available all  year round, it is in season from the middle of winter through the beginning of spring. Kale is known for its antioxidant nutrients, anti inflammatory nutrients, and anticancer nutrients in the form of glucosinolates.  Below is chart with the quick facts and benefits of kale.

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