EN on Foods

March 2004 Issue

Cabbage: Common Crucifer That Combats Cancer

Cabbage was popular with ancient Greeks and Romans. An early Roman medicinal preparation combined lard with the ashes of burnt cabbage to make an ointment for disinfecting wounds. Today, cabbage ranks high on the list of cancer-fighting foods. Try our Apple-Cabbage Slaw for a phytonutrient-packed side dish.

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