Fun Vegetable Trivia: Cabbage

 
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Looking to engage your audience with an inexpensive, healthful vegetable with a long shelf life?

May we present cabbage for your consideration? Cabbage is low in calories, high in nutrients, lasts for over a week in the refrigerator, and is usually inexpensive. Get your clients on board with a little trivia about this versatile vegetable...

Fun Fact #1: Cabbage has a long growing season and can continue to grow even when it's only 15 degree Fahrenheit outside!

Fun Fact #2: Fresh cabbage juice can help certain types of ulcers heal faster than some medications.

Fun Fact #3: Cabbage is related to Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and even rutabagas!

References:

  1. https://healthysd.gov/january-veggie-of-the-month-cabbage/
  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1643665/
  3. https://dpi.wi.gov/sites/default/files/imce/school-nutrition/pdf/fact-sheet-cabbage.pdf

Catch up on all your fun facts with the other installments in our trivia series...

And don't miss this new handout!

Cabbage Fun Vegetable Trivia: Cabbage

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