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According to the information shared by World Health Organization (WHO) on its website, heart diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide, claiming lives of about 17.9 million people each year. In this article, I'm going to share with you how you can lower your risk of heart diseases by eating purple cabbage.
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Thanks to the ability of nature to provide us with useful plants, so we are able to gain medicinal benefits. Purple cabbage is one of such plants with medicinal virtues that can save us from cardiovascular diseases.
Purple cabbage is rich in antioxidants and other essential bioactive compounds that protects us from damages of harmful free radicals. It contains sulforaphane, a bioactive compound that fights inflammation. To be clear, inflammation of the blood vessels put you at risk of developing heart diseases. Therefore, eating purple cabbage is good for your heart health.
On the other hand, Purple cabbage is also rich in anthocynins, flavonoid antioxidants that lower the blood pressure.
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