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Also Known As : Borecole, Leaf Cabbage
Technical Name : Brassica oleracea


Taste Profile

It has a slightly bitter taste.


Kale belongs to the family of cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower. It has frilly leaves and a rich colour. Kale is used as a green leafy vegetable and is used as a decorative ornamental plant due to its attractive, brightly colored foliage.

Health benefits

  • Kale is high in dietary fiber that helps in digestion.(1)
  • It helps in the formation of hemoglobin, proper liver function and cell growth.(1)
  • Antioxidants in kale helps to protect the body against cancer.(1)
  • Vitamin A in kale is beneficial for good skin and vision.(1)


Eating kale on regular basis can cause hormonal imbalances, blood sugar and weight fluctuations. Raw kale can cause thyroid issues.(2)

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