Chinese Cabbage (Pak Choy, Bok Choy, Bok Choi, Napa Cabbage)

 Feed in Moderation
  • Common Name: Chinese Cabbage (Pak Choy, Bok Choy, Bok Choi, Napa Cabbage)
  • Latin Name: Brassica rapa chinensis; Brassica rapa pekinensis
  • Family Name: Cruciferae/Brassicaceae
These plants contains goitrogens, which can interfere with thyroid activity and contribute to kidney and bladder stones, but they are fine to feed as a small part of a wider, varied diet.

Please be aware that two or more goitrogenic plants should not be fed in conjunction with each other, and the sum total of goitrogenic foods should not exceed the guideline for a single plant of 'in moderation' (amber-green) or 'sparingly' (amber-red).  This will ensure that goitrogenic consumption stays within safe limits.

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