Kale is essentially vitamin rich. Both water soluble and fat soluble vitamins are abundant in kale. The vitamins and minerals in kale is quite effective in reducing pain and inflammation caused by arthritis and especially rheumatoid arthritis. Like in the carrot, beta-carotene is also rich in kale. Vitamin c or ascorbic acid is a powerful antioxidant that alleviates the major symptoms of arthritis. Kale is also helpful to maintain healthy cardiovascular system by lowering the cholesterol lever over all your body. Kale is also rich in iron, vitamin –K, the clotting factor in prothrombin to thrombin, vitamin A or retinol. It also prevents cancer, blood clots, prevents night blindness and maintains soft and supple skin. The arthritis as well as autoimmune disorders and respiratory diseases like asthma are effectively combated by kale. The leafy vegetable is high in calcium and low in calories and the advantage is that it is inexpensive and easily available in the market.