Kale Yah! Kale is sweeping the nation and is being hailed as “a nutritional powerhouse” and “the new beef.” Even Starbucks is featuring a Hearty Veggie & Brown Rice Salad Bowl, starring Kale. Move over Spinach. This vegetable boasts exceptional nutrient richness, health benefits, and a yummy flavor.
You can eat it raw, drizzle it with olive oil, marinate it with lemon and nutritional yeast and sea salts, and then dehydrate it.
Kale is anti-cancer and filled with fiber, and it’s a great detoxifier. The list doesn’t end. A recent book, 50 Shades of Kale (Harper/Wave 2013), written by Dr. Drew Ramsey, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Chef Jennifer Iserloh, spotlights kale.
Read here what Dr. Ramsey thinks all the hype is about.
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