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What good does kale do for your body


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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