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One Major Effect of Eating Cabbage, Says Dietitian

Cabbage gets kind of a bad rap when it comes to veggies. Whether it's because people assume it's kind of bland, or simply don't know how to prepare it, it's a veggie that is often slept on. But when you think about it, it's actually one of the main ingredients in some super yummy dishes like coleslaw, kimchi, and eggrolls thanks to its crunchy texture. Plus, it's a staple on St. Patrick's day as a side with corned beef . It's also classified as a cruciferous vegetable, in the likes of broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and kale. "Cabbage is an amazing vegetable because it's low in calories and high in polyphenols and antioxidants including vitamin C ," says Amber Pankonin, MS, RD , registered dietitian, and owner of the food blog Stirlist . "It's also high in fiber which makes it more filling, and it can take on other flavors making it perfect for stir fry or casseroles." So if you have been sleeping on cabbage, it m