CHINESE BROCCOLI (GAI LAN)
GAI LAN (CHINESE BROCC)
Chinese broccoli is a nutrient dense food which is an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K. Chinese broccoli is also a great source of folic acid, and has a very high amount of dietary fiber.
Vitamin A – Vitamin A, when converted into retinaldehyde, is a vital compound for healthy eyes. Furthermore, vitamin A is believed to fight against cataracts, macular degeneration and glaucoma. Vitamin A strengthens the membranes of the human body such as mucous membranes, respiratory, urinary and intestinal tracts. It is also essential for the lymphocytes, or white blood cells, that fight infection once in the body.