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What Makes Kale a Superfood?

Learn what makes kale a superfood from nutrition coach Lisa Neilsen in this Howcast video.


Kale is one of the hottest superfoods around today. The reason for that is that it’s loaded in calcium. It’s also high in fiber, vitamin A and vitamin C. There are many different ways you can prepare kale and add it into your diet. You can make a smoothie, you can sauté it, or you can simply add the leaves into your soups. Kale has become so trendy that you might see some of the fancy chefs on the Food Network baking it and making kale chips. It’s interesting to note that only ten years ago kale was used simply as a garnish on plates of fruits and vegetables, and now, with more scientific research behind natural foods, it’s been called one of the top ten healthiest foods on the planet. So go ahead and look for kale in your supermarket today and add this great superfood into your diet.

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