The Controversy Over Kale

Kale (the queen of subtle/Flickr)

Kale (the queen of subtle/Flickr)

If there’s one food that’s associated with righteous, healthy eating over these past few years, it’s kale. The leafy, green vegetable has a reputation for being a super-food, and has reached almost cult-like status. But can kale possibly be bad?


Rachel Zimmerman, co-host of WBUR’s CommonHealth blog.  She wrote about trouble in cruciferous paradise in her post, “The Dark Side Of Kale and How to Eat Around It.

Dr Jeffrey Garber, Chief of Endocrinology at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, and the lead author of the latest clinical practice guidelines on hypothyroidism in adults. 

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