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Is kale good for you?

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Kale is considered to be a super food because it is packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Kale is a very healthy food that can be added to many recipes.

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Raw kale contains only 33 calories per one cup. Also included in one cup of raw kale is three grams of protein, two and a half grams of fiber, vitamins A, K and C, folate, omega-3 fatty acids, lutein and zeaxanthin. Raw kale also includes minerals such as phosphorous, calcium, potassium and zinc. Kale is healthy, but it should not be consumed by people with thyroid disorders. The green leafy vegetable can interact with normal thyroid function and cause issues for those with thyroid disorders.

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