9 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Kale

Kale is a leafy green vegetable and part of the cruciferous family. Kale has a range of health benefits and is consumed by people in a variety of ways including smoothies, salads and fried chips.

The infographic by Authority Diet below shows 9 kale health benefits. Kale is nutrient dense and is particularly high in vitamin C, K and A. It’s been demonstrated in a study that those who drank kale juice for 12 weeks increased their HDL cholesterol by 27% and reduced their LDL cholesterol by 27%. With this, the cholesterol ratio improved and as a key marker of heart disease, it shows kale contributed to better cardiovascular health.

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