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Market Watch with Timaree Hagenburger: Bok Choy

Bok choy brings a wide range of health benefits to the table and adds flavor and a delightful crunch to recipes like this one from the Nutrition Professor!


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Bok choy is a type of Chinese cabbage that doesn't look like typical cabbage. Instead, it has dark green leaves connected to white stalks. One cup has just 9 calories and barely a trace of fat, yet delivers protein, dietary fiber and almost all the essential vitamins and minerals. This, according to Timaree Hagenburger, makes bok choy a nutrient-dense food that offers several health benefits.

Timaree is a registered dietitian with a master's degree in public health. She also is a nutrition professor at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento and a food lover who likes sharing tips and tricks on how to enjoy fresh California fruits and vegetables—such as bok choy.

For more information, visit www.TheNutritionProfessor.com.

Recipe
Couscous and bok choy salad with peanut lime dressing


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