The secret of Bok Choy

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Do you know the nutritional value of a cup of boiled Bok Choy? Bok Choy is also referred as the Chinese cabbage when boiled without adding any salt gives you the following:

Calories 20

Protein 2.65 grams

Fiber 1.7 grams

Minerals in Bok Choy:

Following is a list of minerals that are found in Bok Choy while some are present in very low amount:

Potassium - 631 mg

Phosphorus - 49 mg

Magnesium - 19 mg

Calcium - 158 mg

Iron - 1.77 mg

Zinc - 0.29 mg

Copper - 0.032 mg

Manganese - 0.245 mg

Selenium - 0.7 mcg

Sodium - 58 mg

Vitamins in Bok Choy:

Following is a list of vitamins that are found in Bok Choy while some are present in very low amount:

Vitamin C - 44.2 mg

Niacin - 0.728 mg

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) - 0.054 mg

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) - 0.107 mg

Pantothenic Acid - 0.134 mg

Vitamin B6 - 0.282 mg

Folate - 70 mcg

Vitamin A - 7223 IU

Vitamin E - 0.15 mg

Vitamin K - 57.8 mcg

Health benefits of Bok Choy:

The power to fight off Cancer:

Do you know that if you add this cruciferous vegetable in your diet, you can prevent yourself from cancer? Well, yes. The more you eat the lesser would be your risk of cancer according to research,

Immune boosting property:

Along with the cancer fighting properties, it also offers immune boosting properties. Eat it in raw form is the best way to consume it.

Good source of vitamins especially vitamin A:

Bok Choy is a rich in vitamins that are essential for healthy body.

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