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What good does kale do for your body

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It seems like everyone is drinking kale smoothies, eating kale chips and incorporating kale into salads.

In this article you will find out more about this nutrient-packed superfood so that you can understand the hype. Many people think of green as a green, curly leaf, but the leaves may be purple, bluish or smooth. Vitamin A is a retinoid that is essential for optimal function of the immune system, the nervous system, the reproductive system and vision 2. While it is possible to achieve toxicity from animal-based vitamin A, the body only converts plant-based beta carotene into vitamin A as needed.

Therefore, eating kale may be a safer way to get your vitamin A than through a supplement or animal-based food products 345.

Vitamin K is crucial for helping the blood to clot properly and supporting bone health 6.

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