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the glucosinolates found in cabbage increase the body’s ability to detoxify damaging chemicals and hormones.
The cabbage is the king of the now prestigious cruciferous family, which includes superstars such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, collards, and kale. Forget about keeping up with the Joneses; of all vegetable families, the cabbage household contains more demonstrable anticancer phytochemical talent then all others on the block. And this is a vegetable full of history. Cabbage and the fermented dish, sauerkraut, were first introduced to the United States by early German settlers, and the affiliation was so strong that these smart-eating Germans were referred to as Krauts. Cabbage was also a mainstay during the great depression but, unfortunately, was often overcooked and garnished with fat.
The Healing Powers and Health Benefits of Cabbage Juice
Heals Digestive Disorders
Protection From colon Cancer
Protects Against Lung Cancer
Protects Against Prostate Cancer
Protects From Breast Cancer
Reduces Risk of Cancer
Cabbage Juice Nutrition
This heavy vegetable is a low-calorie, nutrient-dense food. It is an excellent source of vitamins C, K, and B6, folate, and manganese and is loaded with fiber when eaten. In fact, if you were to juice a small head (178 calories), you would intake 436% of your daily need of vitamin C, 19% of iron and 29% of calcium. Cabbage is a good source of thiamin, calcium, iron magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium.
Nutrition Facts
Cabbage Juice is an excellent source of:
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin B6
  • Folate Acid
  • Manganese
  • Fibre (when eaten)
  • Glucosinolates
Cabbage Juice is a good source of:
  • Iron
  • Calcium
  • Potassium
  • Phosphorus
  • Magnesium
  • Thiamin
Phytochemicals & Antioxidants in Cabbage Juice

The phytochemical compounds that have made the cruciferous family famous are glucosinolates. The four that have been getting all the attention are indole-3-carbinol, sulforaphane, di-indolmethane, and isothiocyanates. Simply said, the glucosinolates found in cabbage work by stimulating antioxidant defense mechanisms while increasing the body’s ability to detoxify damaging chemicals and hormones, e.g., excess estrogen.

As early as the 1950s, the research of Dr. Garnett Cheney from Stanford University School of medicine showed that fresh cabbage juice is extremely effective in treating peptic ulcers, even after only seven days. The antiulcer property in cabbage was later identified as the delicate amino acid called glutamine, which encourages the growth and regeneration of the cells that line the digestive tract.

 As an added bonus, the mineral selenium in cabbage is excellent for fighting cancer, protecting against heart disease, improving conditions of arthritis, slowing the aging process, giving beautiful skin, and increasing male potency.

Make the Ultimate Cabbage Juice
Preparing for Juicing
Rinse and cut into hopper-sized sections.
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Cabbage Juice Tips
The amino acid glutamine is very fragile, so it’s best to drink as quickly as possible when using cabbage juice to heal digestive disorders. Consumption within 60 seconds is best.
Picking Perfect Produce
It’s hard to pick a bad cabbage. Look for firm, dense heads, free from cracks, bruises, and blemishes.
Storing Your Produce
Cabbage stores very well, and whole heads will keep up to a month in the crisper. Once cut, use quickly due to the rapid loss of vitamin C. So much for cole slaw!
Taste Combos
If you are treating digestive disorders such as ulcers, I recommend drinking cabbage juice on its own. Swish the first mouthful with saliva. If the taste is too intense, mix with apple. Cabbage is a great addition to any veggie juice combination.
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It does wonders for my Crohn's. I swear that I can feel it going right to work on my small intestine after a cup or so of red cabbage juice. I swig 2 or 3 tbsps of virgin cold pressed coconut oil immediately before the juice to help absorb everything that it has to offer. Great information.
Just getting over an ulcer attack that sent me to the hospital. The pure cabbage juice my wife just made me was very harsh to my throat and didn't feel so good going down. A little more info on softening the taste/best time following an attack would help a lot.
thanks for the info that cabbage juice is a great source to get back the stomach lining. thanks
miraculous cure for ibd diseases- crohns and ulcerative colitis. dilute with boiled cooled water to tolerate
linda m
Like the tips especially raw & the steps needed to use this food most beneficially.
Amazing! Thankyouuuu!
Alyssa De Loach:)
Great info, thanks!
spring blossom
Thank you; good stuff
Leo Sayer
Very useful and important information
thank you
henry roberts
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