Fit Food: The Benefits of Kale

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Fit Food: The Benefits of Kale

You’ve likely heard a lot about this nutrient-rich vegetable lately, and trust us—it lives up to the hype. Here’s how to get more of it into your diet.

Some studies find that kale offers cholesterol-lowering benefits if it’s steamed before eaten. So first, separate the leaves from the thick stems and chop finely. Put the kale in a steamer basket above a pot of water. Add a garlic clove (finely minced), then bring the water to a boil. Cover the pot and reduce the heat to steam the kale for about 10 minutes, or until leaves are tender. Plate the kale and dress with a dash of oil, salt and pepper.

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