Like many other vegetables in the cabbage family, kohlrabi can be eaten raw or cooked.
It offers a myriad of health benefits, even though it cannot quite beat the nutritional value of broccoli or the famous health benefits of kale.
Rich source of vitamin-C; 62 mg per 100 g weight that is about 102% of RDA. Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a water-soluble vitamin, and powerful anti-oxidant. It helps the human body maintain healthy connective tissue, teeth, and gum. Its anti-oxidant property helps the human body protect from diseases and cancers by scavenging harmful free radicals from the body.
It contains health-promoting phytochemicals such as isothiocyanates, sulforaphane, and indole-3-carbinol that are supposed to protect against prostate and colon cancers.