Choose firm bok choy stalks without brown spots and fresh leaves (not wilted).
Nutrient Content Claims
Low in calories, Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Low in sodium, High in vitamin C, High in vitamin K, Good source of vitamin A
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Bok choy is fat free.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Bok choy is low in sodium.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Bok choy is low in sodium.
- Bok choy, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Bok choy contains no fat, saturated fat or cholesterol.
Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, or vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Bok choy is a good source of vitamin A and an excellent source of vitamin C.
Store bok choy in a plastic bag in the crisper section of your refrigerator for up to a week. Wash immediately before serving.
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Presence in Ethnic Foods
Asian / Chinese, Japanese, Korean
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