Kale is a leafy green vegetable that’s rich in vitamins A, C, and K. It also contains lots of fiber, calcium, iron and magnesium.
According to the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, 100 grams of kale contains:
- 16 calories (8% DV)
- 0.1 grams of protein (1% DV)
- 0.2 grams fat (2% DV)
The best way to eat kale is to cook it. You can steam it, sauté it, or roast it. Kale is a great side dish for most meals, but you can also add it to soups and stews.