Chinese Cabbage

Chinese cabbage is incredibly low in calories. 100 g fresh leaves carry jus 16 calories.

Chinese cabbage is incredibly low in calories. 100 g fresh leaves carry jus 16 calories. Along with celery, bok-choy, etc., it easily fits into the neo-class of zero calorie or negative calorie group of vegetables as often advocated by some dieticians.
Chinese cabbage is an annual, cool season vegetable. It grows best when the days are short and mild. As in cabbages, chinese cabbages grows to oblate shaped heads consisting of tightly arranged crinkly, thick, light-green leaves with prominent, pale white veins. At its core, the leaves feature smooth, light yellow hue.