Red cabbage is very beneficial as it is rich in vitamins, sugars, salts of iron, potassium and magnesium. It contains protein, fiber, enzymes, volatile. In red cabbage 2 times more vitamin C and 4 times - carotene than cabbage. It contains anthocyanin which has positive effect on human body, increases the elasticity of the capillaries and normalize their permeability. In addition, it inhibits the effects of radiation on human body and prevents leukemia.