Cabbage in Dukan Diet

March 13, 2012

in Food List, Vegetables

Allowed in...
  • Phase I* (only sauerkraut)
  • Phase II PP* (only sauerkraut)
  • Phase II PV
  • Phase III
  • Phase IV
This information refers to the most common varieties of cabbage, including: white & red cabbage, drumhead cabbage, oxheart cabbage, Krautman, and many others.

In Dukan Diet you can eat sweet cabbage (cooked or raw) in phase two (PV), three and four. Fermented cabbage (aka sauerkraut or sour cabbage) can be consumed in moderation (due to high sodium contents) at any stage of the Dukan Diet.

Cabbage is great. There is even a radical diet program entirely based on consumption of a cabbage soup. Even though it is considered a fad diet, this example shows the nutritional potential of cabbage.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 3.5 oz / 100 g
Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 15
Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.0g
0%

Saturated Fat 0.0g
0%

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg
0%

Sodium 556mg
24%

Total Carbohydrate 3.4g
1%

Dietary Fiber 3.1g
12%

Sugars 0.3g

Protein 0.3g
0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Sauerkraut Nutrition Data →

The only downside of sauerkraut is that it takes a lot of salt to prepare it, thus it is pretty high in sodium. Apart from this one disadvantage, sour cabbage is a miracle food.

Cabbage has some anti-inflammatory properties, and it is an excellent source of Vitamin C.

Did you know that Captain James Cook always took a store of sauerkraut on his sea voyages, since experience had taught him it prevented scurvy.

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