Most withstand very low temperatures. Cabbage is rich in vitamins A, B and C, along with polyphenols – anti-inflammatory micronutrients.
One of a number of “superfoods”, kale does more than most to earn the label, with vitamins K1, A and C, antioxidants, plus amino acids that make protein in the human body.
Grows rapidly even in very cold temperatures. It has high levels of glucosinolates, natural compounds that have been credited with antibacterial and anti-parasitic properties.
Easy to boil or roast, with a nutty, sweet flavour, particularly rich in potassium, fibre and vitamin C.