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Hengstenberg Red Cabbage -- 24 oz

Hengstenberg Red Cabbage
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Hengstenberg Red Cabbage -- 24 oz

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Hengstenberg Red Cabbage Description

  • All Natural
  • 5 Servings
  • Ready to Serve

Enjoy as a cold salad or heat 4 to 5 minutes, adding a little water.  Then serve hot.  According to your personal taste you may add further spices.


Keep refrigerated after opening.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 5 oz (130 g) (1 Cup)
Servings per Container: About 5
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Total Fat0 g0%
Sodium660 mg28%
Total Carbohydrate17 g6%
   Dietary Fiber3 g12%
   Sugars14 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin C20%
Not a significant source of calories from fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, vitamin A, iron.
Other Ingredients: Red cabbage, sugar, spirit vinegar, wine vinegar, salt.
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Ranked 'The Best Diet' of 2019 - Here's How to Follow the Mediterranean Diet

The world has grown fat with diet choices – from Weight Watchers to keto and countless more.

But here’s the skinny: One diet stands above the rest, according to a group of experts.

The Mediterranean Diet was the clear winner in this year’s U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best diets.

Example of How to Follow the Mediterranean Diet Including Round Wooden Platter Filled with Olives, Oil, Sundried Tomatoes, Meats & Cheese |

A group 25 renowned nutritionists, dietary consultants and physicians examined diets and graded them in several categories. The Mediterranean Diet came out on top as:

  • Best diet overall
  • Best diet for healthy eating (tied with DASH Diet)
  • Best diabetes diet (tied with a few other diets)
  • Easiest diet to follow
  • Best plant-based diet

The fact that experts praise the Mediterranean Diet is no surprise to Israeli-born Toby Amidor, a registered dietitian and author of “The Best Rotisserie Chicken Cookbook: Over 100 Tasty Recipes Using A Store-Bought Bird.”

“The Mediterranean Diet has a ton of options available, so you will never get bored,” she says. “It is a diet that I grew up following.”

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

The Mediterranean Diet focuses on healthy doses of fruits and vegetables, beans and legumes, nuts and whole grains.

Followers of the diet also try to limit their intake of red meat, sugar and saturated fat, although these foods can be enjoyed occasionally.

“Healthy fat like olive oil is commonly used, and fish and seafood is enjoyed at least a few times a week,” Amidor says.

The diet also allows for poultry, eggs, cheese and yogurt that are consumed in moderation.

“Wine is encouraged, though not required,” Amidor says, noting that women should have no more than a glass a day, and men should have no more than two glasses.

Why is the Mediterranean Diet good for you?

Amidor notes that the diet is based on research showing that people who live in countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea live longer and have a lower risk of diseases such as cancer and heart disease.

Potential benefits of following the Mediterranean Diet include:

  • Weight loss
  • Enhanced brain and heart health
  • Reduced risk of cancer prevention
  • Control and prevention of diabetes

“The Mediterranean Diet is more like a lifestyle, as opposed to a strict daily regimen,” Amidor says. “Compared to other diets like keto and Whole30, the Mediterranean Diet it is much less restrictive.”

Tips for how to follow the Mediterranean Diet

Amidor says many types of food work well with the Mediterranean Diet, even when you are on the go or dining out.

“The diet does not eliminate any food groups, so you can easily find foods you love that fit the plan,” she says.

However, there are some cautions to keep in mind. For example, the diet suggests 2 servings or milk and dairy – less than the 3 servings in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

“To make sure you don't fall short on calcium and vitamin D, you can add an extra serving of nonfat or low fat milk or yogurt into your day,” Amidor says.

If you are a meat lover who is reluctant to give up hamburgers or pork chops, try the Mediterranean Diet anyway.

“Because of increased trimming practices over the last few decades, there are more lean and very lean cuts of beef, pork and lamb available,” Amidor says. These can be safely incorporated into your Mediterranean Diet, she adds.

In fact, the flexibility of the Mediterranean Diet makes it a great choice for almost anyone. Amidor says many meal choices that work with the diet can be found at her website.

“The Mediterranean Diet is really one of the least strict diets compared to many of the others, so lots of options are available on this plan,” Amidor says.

If you want some fried chicken and fries, simply opt for a small portion and compliment it with fruits and vegetables, she says.

“Your best bet is to plan in advance for these sorts of situations so you can enjoy the food you want without going overboard or feeling guilty,” Amidor says.


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