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Bok Choy a non-starchy (also known as Pak Choy, Chinese Cabbage, or literally white cabbage) is one of the most used vegetables in various Oriental dishes. It has excellent mild flavor, texture, and size. Bok choy can be used in soups, salad, stir-fries, boiled, etc.

Bok choy has a slight sweet flavor similar to cabbage. The leaves and stalk are edible. It makes a great side dish to meat entrees. Try it at your favorite Chinese restaurant.

Health Benefits of Bok Choy
Bok choy is a good source of :

  • Potassium
  • Vitamin C and A
  • Fiber

Also, bok choy is a very low calorie vegetable. Ten (10) calories per 1/2 cup.

Nutritional Information:

Amount Per Serving – 1 cup (170g)
*based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Calories: 20
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat (grams, g) 0.27
Saturated Fat (g) negligible
Cholesterol (Milligrams, mg) negligible
Sodium (mg) 40
Potassium (mg) 220
Total Carbohydrates (g) 3
Dietary Fiber (g) 1.7
Sugars (g) 1.41
Protein (g) 2.65
Vitamin A (micrograms, mcg) 360
Vitamin C (mg) 44.2
Vitamin K (mcg) 57.8
Calcium (mg) 158
Iron (mg)

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