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Know your leafy greens: 15 favorites to add to your diet

March 22, 2014, 1:35 p.m.
Kohlrabi

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10. Kohlrabi

Another member of the cabbage family and popular in Asia and Europe, this versatile vegetable is rich in fiber, vitamin C and glucosinolates, which break down into compounds that are thought to protect against certain types of cancer. Kohlrabi looks like a mix of a small cabbage ball and fennel root; it tastes like a mix of broccoli and radish. It can be eaten in a wide number of ways, like any of these five cool kohlrabi recipes.