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Couple Grows A Giant Cabbage Almost As Big As A Person

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Published:

An Australian couple staved off pests for more than nine months to grow a giant cabbage almost as big as a person. Rosemary Norwood and her husband, Sean Cadman, who live in the Tasmanian valley of Jackeys Marsh, began growing the giant vegetable in April last year at their eco-tourism guesthouse.

After months of plucking away less-successful surrounding cabbages, the couple left the savoy to grow undisturbed until late January.

"It doesn't always work out like this," Norwood told a foreign media, attributing the success to "a good, wet spring, good rainfall and hot weather in the early summer."

Norwood kept hungry wallabies and possums out with a wire fence, and had to place the cabbage under a fine net to stop slugs and butterflies.

The toil has been worth it, however -- the cabbage ended up large enough to provide almost two weeks' worth of coleslaw, German rotkohl and salads for their guests.

Read: Weight Loss: Vegetables For Losing Weight And Weight Loss Diet Plan

How do vegetables aid weight loss?

Getting rid of belly fat requires you to follow a disciplined routine of diet and exercise. There are certain foods that can aid you in this effort due to their ability to burn calories at a much higher rate.

  • There is a reason vegan and vegetarian diets rank highly in weight-loss programs. Here's how vegetables aid weight loss:  
  • Vegetables are naturally low in calories and can keep you full longer, thus providing the ideal setup for your diet plan. 
  • Indian vegetable curries are prepared with higher water content, which means that while the volume of what you eat remains the same, the calories taken in are lower. 
  • Their high fibre content automatically improves your body's metabolism, thus making vegetables ideal for weight loss.
  • Of course, no two of nature's creations are the same. So, let us look at a list of vegetables for weight loss ranking veggies on their capacity to burn through calories faster!

Read: Ketogenic Diet: Indian Vegetarian Keto Diet Plan For Quick Weight Loss

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