With a texture of crispness and juiciness the moment you take the first bite, cabbages are sweet and grassy flavoured with dense and smooth leafy layers. Do not cut cabbages unless you are immediately consuming as it begins to lose vitamin C when cut. If you absolutely cannot immediately finish the remaining cabbage, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and store it in the refrigerator for up to two days. Keeping them in the refrigerator retains the crispiness of the vegetable.
Shredded cabbage can be directly added to any salad and sandwiches as they are most nutritious when eaten raw. Also used in pickles and flat breads.
Stew fried cabbage, onion, garlic, bell pepper and green chilies mixed with steamed rice, and soya/chili/tomato sauce is a popular favorite (Chowmein) in China and other South East Asian regions. Cabbage improves brain health and vision. Best for people who want to lose weight in a healthy way. It detoxifies the body and contains glutamine that reduces effects of inflammation, allergies, joint pain, irritation, fever. Cabbages also help prevent cancer.