If you’re someone inclined toward great food and even better health you’ve obviously seen the buzz about greens. And you certainly have read the phrase, “Kale is the new beef!” News about Kale has been bouncing around the internet almost as much as the “Eat More Kale” t-shirts and hats and baby onesies. Why does a lurking veg suddenly make prime time? Why the fuss? Why the buzz. Well, you only have to read a few articles entitled “Kale is the new beef!” to learn these juicy tidbits. I’ve condensed them here for a quick read. Kale squelches inflammation which exacerbates arthritis, heart disease and other autoimmune diseases. It is a great anti-inflammatory. Kale, per calorie has more iron than beef. Yes you read that correctly..more than BEEF. Kale contains more calcium per calorie than MILK and is absorbed better than dairy. Kale is rich in fiber. Kale contains 121mg of omega-3 fatty acids and 92.4 mg of omega-6 fatty acids. Kale is packed with carotenoid and flavanoid antioxidants including vitamins A and C. And wait, there is more… All this potency grows to maturity in 57 days. Days, not 18-24 months required by a cow. Kale can grow about anywhere with very little foot print. So buy a kale t-shirt if you want. But if you want a super-food, kale is the new beef…only better.