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Cabbage, healthy and delicious

  1. Eating the different types of cabbage as a meal is 'everyday fare' for many people. In addition, more and more people understand that these 'everyday' types of cabbage can be counted as so-called superfoods and are therefore extremely healthy. What types of cabbage are there, what makes the various types of cabbage a superfood and how do you use cabbage in the meal?

Cabbage, the base

  1. Types of cabbage Cabbage is a plant of the cabbage genus, of the finial family. All types of cabbage are edible to some extent and the types of cabbage known as "normally edible" are vegetables; vegetables that are eaten a lot, especially in the colder winter period. All in all, there are quite a few types of cabbage, namely:


  1. It has not been scientifically proven which varieties really originated through breeding and which ones were not. It is known that cabbage has been cultivated for more than 3000 years before our era. It is believed that the "primordial coal" comes from the Mediterranean, the salty coastal areas. Because the cabbage has leathery leaves, it can withstand the elements, strong winds, sandstorms and chippings.

What is superfood?

  1. The cabbage varieties are seen as superfood. A general rule is that we call something a superfood if it has more than twelve positive health properties. Examples are: strengthening your immune system, purifying the body or increasing serotonin production.


  1. Every type of cabbage is slightly different, but there is a common denominator. For example, potassium and iron are found in almost all types of cabbage, but also phosphorus and magnesium. Vitamin C is also found in many types of cabbage, especially broccoli.

How to eat cabbage?

  1. Be the first to buy fresh products. Coals should be firm to the touch and the foliage fresh and clear.


  1. Most coals can be boiled. However, in order to keep the blade structure supple, it is advisable not to overcook most cabbage varieties. Otherwise, it may get a little snotty. The cooking time to be used differs per type of cabbage and taste.

Meat or fish

  1. Although several types of cabbage go well with fish, cabbage is traditionally eaten most often with meat (products) such as sausage or hamburgers. Fish, for example, is more often used in fresh spring and summer salads. Although cabbage may traditionally be a winter product, salads with, for example, fresh mackerel or a piece of salmon are fine as a meal.


  1. The many types of cabbage are not only healthy, but also tasty, because there are so many types of cabbage that there is always a type of cabbage that someone likes. Cabbage combines well with other vegetables, meat or fish and can be eaten cold / raw or hot. But first and foremost, cabbages are very healthy, so super vegetables.

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