Kale Research Paper

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Kale, a Nutritional and Popular Vegetable What is the healthiest vegetable in the world? Is it carrot? Is it lettuce? Or is it potato? Researches show that kale is now believed to be one of the most nutritious vegetables, containing high-leveled antioxidant, vitamins and mineral micronutrients. Also, kale is able to live in various climates, which is the reason why kale is so popular around the world. In this article, we are going to introduce the basic information of kale. Kale, known as Brassica Oleracea, belongs to the Plantae kingdom, Equisetopsida class, Brassicales order, Brassicaceae family, Brassica genus and B. Oleracea specie. Other species, such as Chinese kale, mustard, Mediterranean cabbage, broccoli and rape, are all…show more content…
Also, kale has the second best antioxidant activity among 22 vegetables, including spinach, broccoli, carrot, potato…… In this case, kale will perish rapidly, so the way to preserve it is by drying. Everyone who has ever ate kale would know that the taste of kale is not very pleasant—they are bitter, they taste like pills. FIVE SENSES-TASTE So what is the factor that influenced the taste of kale? Normally kale has a bitter taste due to the fact that the increasing cytosolic sugar, sugar inside the solution of protein and metabolites, generated in order to prevent cell damage under 0℃ contribute to the change in favonol, a kind of phytochemical found in food and beverages, concentration. Plus, every single plant needs an access to sunlight, as sunlight can affect the growth of plants, just like children need

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