Harmful food is everywhere around us. No matter how hard we are trying to avoid it, somewhere we will unintentionally eat something unhealthy. But, we should not be desperate and we should be careful as much as we can. Exactly because of this problem we are writing our post. Have you ever heard about the vegetable kohlrabi?
If you already know about this vegetable, OK. You are doing great job consuming it. However, if you have never heard about it before, allow us to show you its benefits and why it is good for our overall health. This healthy, low-calorie vegetable is rich in fibers that provide us with energy, satiety and improve our digestion.
Kohlrabi is an excellent source of vitamin C, strengthens the immune system, neutralizes the harmful effects of free radicals and slows down the aging process. It has beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system because it reduces the level of bad cholesterol in the blood. Also, it stabilizes the blood sugar levels, so it is recommended for patients who suffer from diabetes and hypoglycemia In addition, vitamin C stimulates the absorption of iron which is responsible for supplying the blood with oxygen and thus strengthens the functions in the whole body.
With regular consumption of fresh kohlrabi, you will reduce the risk of kidney stone while potassium reduces blood pressure. It is also good against the viral infections.
This amazing vegetable can be used in order to make a fresh, healthy and tasty drink. You will need few pieces of kohlrabi and a blender. Put the pieces in the blender and mix it until you get a creamy powder. Put a little water in it and mix it all again. After 20 seconds of mixing, pour the mixture in a glass and drink it. You can add more water if you like. We will warn you that its taste is not very pleasant, so if you are not used to it, it will be a little strange for you. In that order, you can put an apple or strawberries for a better taste.