Nappa Cabbage is very low in Cholesterol. It's also a good source of Niacin, Calcium and Potassium, and a great source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, Zinc, Copper and Manganese.
Cabbages were among the first plants to be cultivated. Northern Europe was the starting point for wild cabbage, originally loose leafed like collards.
Cabbage was among the first European plants brought by colonists to the New World where it thrived.