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But we talkCouve-galega, courve portuguesa, collards, borekale

DescriptionAnother nutritious cruciferous vegetable and closely related to kale, collard greens are a very common vegetable today. Showing up regularly in "mixed greens" salads, the dark green colored leaves have a mild and somewhat bitter taste. The plant often grows as tall as two feet and is best eaten january through April. .

Kitchen PharmacyCollard greens have enormous health benefits and have shown to be beneficial to good heart and bone health and are even thought to support good vision and help prevent cataracts. Collard greens are thought to be one of the most beneficial vegetables to help lower your cholesterol and are believed to help prevent numerous types of cancer such as bladder, breast, colon, lung, prostate and ovarian. In addition they have great anti-inflammatory properties.

Nutrition: 1/2 Cup of chopped Collard Greens Contains

Origin: Mediterranean

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