Choy Sum / Cai Xin | 菜心

Description

Choy Sum / Cai xin is a Chinese flowering cabbage, characterised by yellow flowers borne on slightly fleshy stems. The oval leaves have slightly serrated margins and can be light or dark green. Unlike many other cabbages, it never forms compact heads and it is more similar to bok choy. This vegetable is a member of the brassica—or cabbage—family, also known as a cruciferous vegetable.

Health Benefits

Cai Xin is extremely beneficial to the immune system. This vegetable is also rich in Folic Acid (also known as Vit B9) which is needed for almost every function of the body. It also lowers the cholesterol levels. For the ones who drink regularly, this leafy green has the ability to detox the liver and for everyone else, this Cai Xin is also known to help improve the skin quality.

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