Cabbage - is cultivated in vegetable gardens around the world, except for extreme northern regions and deserts. As a cultural food plant is common in all countries with a temperate climate. The culture of cabbage garden in the cold season or in the mountains is also possible in the subtropics.
Nutritive properties of cabbage:
contains almost the entire set of vitamins necessary for normal human activity: provitamin A, vitamins C, B1, B2, B3, B6, K and vitamin U. Salads from fresh cabbage, and even pickled, retain almost all of their nutritional and medicinal properties. Cabbage has a wide range of uses in folk medicine, due to its useful and healing properties.

List of vitamins:

Vitamin A is involved in oxidation-reduction processes, regulation of protein synthesis, promotes normal metabolism, functions of cellular and subcellular membranes, plays an important role in the formation of bones and teeth, as well as fat deposits, is necessary for the growth of new cells, slows down the aging process.

Systemic thiamine deficiency is a causal factor in the development of a number of serious disorders, the leading place in which the lesions of the nervous system occupy. The complex of consequences of thiamine deficiency is known as the beriberi disease.

Vitamin B2 is necessary for the formation of erythrocytes, antibodies, for the regulation of growth and reproductive functions in the body. It is also necessary for the health of the skin, nails, hair growth and in general for the health of the whole organism, including the function of the thyroid gland.

Vitamin B3 dilates the small blood vessels (including the brain), improves microcirculation, has a weak anticoagulant effect, increasing the fibrinolytic activity of the blood. It has detoxification properties.

Vitamin B6 is found in many products. Especially a lot of it is contained in the grain sprouts, walnuts and hazelnuts, spinach, potatoes and carrots, color and cabbage, tomatoes, strawberries, cherries, oranges and lemons, avocados.

Vitamin C is used as a restorative and stimulating immune system for various diseases (colds, oncological, etc.), and also prophylactically with insufficient intake of food, for example, in the winter-spring period.

Vitamin U stimulates the healing of lesions (erosion, ulcers) of the mucous membrane of the gastrointestinal tract. This is explained by the ability of vitamin U to give away its methyl groups, which are necessary for reparative regenerative processes in the body.