4 – Cabbage and bone health
Dietary intake of nutrients such as the calcium, magnesium and potassium found in cabbage are important to bone health. The process of bone formation requires a constant and adequate supply of these nutrients. Inadequate dietary intake of nutrients increases the risk for bone loss and osteoporosis
The vitamin K in cabbage helps modify several bone matrix proteins. There is evidence that diets rich in vitamin K are associated with a lower risk of hip fracture.
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