Kohlrabi is a word taken from the German language. It is a combination of kohl and rabi. Kohl means cabbage and rabi means turnip. It is most common in Italy, Spain, Germany and the Mediterranean. It usually tastes like turnip but is also sweet and mild, it is full of nutrients as well as minerals such as magnesium, iron, potassium, copper, calcium, vitamin C, K, A and B complex.
Health benefits of kohlrabi
Kohlrabi helps in reducing weight efficiently and quickly. It has high fiber and low calorie content which helps you feel full and lowers the calorie intake. It is easy to digest and you will not feel the urge to have snacks between meals.
Metabolism helps in proper digestion, well body function and muscle generation. The kohlrabi has vitamin B and digestive enzymes which help in boosting metabolism.
Kohlrabi has the high content of potassium which helps in boosting and maintaining the higher levels of energy. Potassium is the mineral which helps our body to function properly. It also maintains the heart health.
Exercising along with dieting is the best possible way to cure and prevent diabetes. Kohlrabi has all the content which helps in preventing diabetes effectively. IT has polyphenols and glucosinolates which help to cure and prevent diabetes.
Boosts eye health
Kohlrabi helps in improving the eye health. Vitamin A, Beta-carotene and other antioxidants help in enhancing our eye health. It helps in reducing stress and protecting the eyes from cataracts and macular degeneration.
Kohlrabi is high in fiber content which helps in enhancing our digestion. Fiber aids in improving the bowel and reduces constipation which results in improved digestion. It also reduces the gastric and acidity problem. It prevents bloating as well as cramping.
Kohlrabi has a higher amount of calcium, Manganese and iron which help in strengthening the bones and its functioning. Minerals present in kohlrabi helps in slowing down the process of weakening the bones.
Maintains blood pressure
Potassium helps in regulating the blood pressure and improving the cardiovascular health. It regulates proper circulation of blood and supplies proper oxygen to all the body parts effectively. Potassium and sodium help in controlling other fluids in the cells of our body.
Kohlrabi is a good source of iron and it helps in preventing and curing anaemia. Iron helps in improving the RBC level, potassium helps in maintaining proper body functioning. It also prevents other minor illness like headache, fatigue, weakness and stomach disorders, etc. It helps in improving and boosting the immune system of our body.
It is rich
in antioxidants as well as anti-cancer contents which not only help in curing
cancer but also helps in preventing cancer as well. It helps in reducing the
risk of lungs, mouth, prostate and breast cancer.