TheRiceBowl: Bok choy

Bok Choy is an amazing vegetable not only is it tasty but it is packed with vitamins and anti-cancer properties.

Bok Choy is a cruciferous vegetable along with kale, brussel sprouts, cabbage, turnips and collard greens.  Bok Choy has potassium, Vitamin A, calcium, Vitamin b-6, magnesium, iron, and vitamin C. Cruciferous vegetables have glucosinolates. This Glucosinolate is a sulfer containing compound and benefits humans in a variety of ways.These are sulfur-containing compounds that have been found to benefit human health in a variety of ways.

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The glucosinolates found in cruciferous vegetables gets converted to isothiocyanates in the body which fights cancer. The Folate found in Bok Choy helps with cell synthesis and repair and the Selenium helps with the liver enzyme function to help detoxify the body from Cancer compounds. Bok Choy also is a major player in bone heath. Phosphorus and calcium are both important in Bone structure and vitamin k helps the body absorb calcium. Bok Choy lowers blood pressure and maintains a healthy heart. It also helps to heal the skin and protect the skin from harmful radiation. -MedicalNewsToday

Why am I not eating Bok Choy everyday? in fact why am I not eating Windchimes everyday??!  Come into Windchimes and feast on one of our Szechuan dishes which are served with your choice of protein and Bok Choy.  And look at that... It's Lunch time already!

 

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