May reduce risk of Alzheimer
May reduce risk of hemorrhoids
May reduce risk of urinary tract infections
May regulate heart rate
Reduces risk of cervical cancer
Reduces risk of lung cancer
Reduces risk of oral cancers
Serving size: 1 cup chopped/boiled; Calories: 62; Fat: 1.4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 29mg; Carbs: 11g; Sugars: .8g; Protein: 5g; Potassium: 6%DV; Vitamin A: 288%DV; Vitamin C: 56%DV; Calcium: 27%DV; Iron: 12%DV
Did You Know?
- Collards are a rich source of fiber, calcium, manganese, folate, tryptophan, and vitamins C, K, and A.
- Collards are in the same family as cabbage and kale.
Ways to Eat:
- Collards are native to the Mediterranean and Asia minor.
- They were brough to Britain and Brace around 400 BCE, but were first dicumented in the America's in the 1600's.
- Collards are available year-round, but taste better in the winter months.