Men's Health Lists : Cabbage:
Why It's Healthy? Cabbage is low in calories, and still has a lot of valuable nutrients. Maybe most interesting is sulforaphane, a chemical that exhibits anticancer, antidiabetic, and antimicrobial properties. Sulforaphane increases your body's production of enzymes that disarm cell-damaging free radicals. According to Stanford University scientists sulforaphane boosts the levels of these cancer-fighting enzymes higher than any other plant chemical.