Collard greens are one of the most nutritious greens on earth! Just one cup contains over 230% of your daily intake of vitamin K, 48% of vitamin A, 21% of vitamin C, and a long list of micro-nutrients!
Collards also contain a significant amount of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber that helps control LDL cholesterol levels, and helps avoid colon discomforts like hemorrhoids, constipation, and diseases of the colon.
And id you know that collards are actually a type of kale? They are both wild cabbages that are the predecessors of head cabbage. Collards, however, are milder than kale, which can have a strong and bitter flavor. Read More »