Name: Kale, or borecole, which most likely originates from the Dutch word boerenkool – meaning “farmer’s cabbage”.
Origins: A descendant of wild cabbage, kale is believed to have been brought to Europe around 600 B.C. by Celtic wanderers.
Nutritional Value: Kale is highly nutritious, but one aspect that makes it such a “superfood” is the fact that is has more nutritional value from fewer calories than almost any other food. Kale is also high in vitamins A, C, and K, fiber, anti-oxidants, and anti-inflammatory nutrients. Read More