Nourishing Your Body With Napa Cabbage

Napa or nappa cabbage (Brassica rapa pekinensis) is a variety of the species Brassica rapa, along with bok choy, rapini, and turnips. It belongs to the Brassicaceae, family, along with mustard, kale, collards, watercress, rapini, Brussels sprouts, arugula, radishes, cabbage, kohlrabi, broccoli, horseradish, cauliflower, daikon, land cress, rutabaga, and shepherd’s purse. It is a type of Chinese cabbage that is also known as Peking cabbage, Chinese leaf,  celery cabbage, wong nga bok, siu choy, hakusai, pechay, […]

Greens

Turning Over a New Leaf

Leafy green vegetables, also called greens, vegetable greens, leafy greens, or salad greens, are plant leaves eaten by humans. Leafy greens the healthiest food you can eat. Anyone who might think that leafy greens are boring should know that there are leaves from nearly 1,000 species of plants that humans eat. Leafy greens are low in calories and fat, high in protein, fiber, iron, and calcium, and […]