Chinese cabbage is a leafy vegetable with crunchy stalks and is similar to spinach in taste. Chinese cabbages are very low in calories, and are a rich source of vitamins C and K. They also contain vitamin A, anitioxidants, dietary fibres, and B-complex vitamins. These cabbages, aid weight reduction. Its chemical compounds help prevent "breast and colon cancer" and reduce "cholesterol" levels. Also, aids the strengthening and growth of bones.
Chinese cabbages are eaten raw or added to salads. They are a common ingredient in vegetable manchurian and sautéed vegetable dishes.