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K is for Kale – Day #11

on April 13, 2016
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Kale by Home Life

The superfood that everyone has been raving about since the last 2 years. So it’s no surprise that it’s on today’s feature! But where was kale hiding all these years before the recent spotlight? I was on a mission to find out!

Way back then kale wasn’t really such a high demand. Not like now where everywhere you go, kale of all sorts are there!

Turns out everybody ate kale given the fact it’s been grown for over over 2,000 years! Till the Middle Ages when it got ditched in favour of bigger leaves known as cabbage. Funny how everyone was obsessed with cabbage leaving kale behind. Yet now in the 21st century we’ve reverted! Kale is everywhere πŸ˜‰ So there you have it, the mystery of kale solved.

Without a doubt, kale is the king or queen of nutrients when it all comes down to…

Kale health

Kale by Dancing Land

Fun facts about kale

πŸ˜‰ Literally it translates to cabbage without a head.

πŸ˜‰ Resistant to frost- a study kind of crop farmers love!

πŸ˜‰ In Scotland there were special Kale Yards just for them. No longer Scotland Yard from Sherlock, it’s Kale Yard!

(Thanks to VeraVeg for the research!)

So whether you’ve jumped on the bandwagon of kale or not, hope you enjoyed the fun historical facts!

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