Cavolo Nero (Tuscan Cabbage)

One of the richest sources of vitamin C and beta carotene, both important in the normal functioning of the body’s immune system. Also provides vitamin K which is needed for normal formation of a blood clot after injury. As a bonus, there’s also vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6 – all important for good health.

Provides many minerals, including calcium (important for bone structure) and iron (important for normal blood formation).

A good source of two antioxidants called lutein and zeaxanthin, both of which play a role in eye health, especially in older people.