ZENXIN Organic Siew Pak Choy
Grown organically at Lojing Farm, Cameron Highland
Grown organically in one of Zenxin Contract Farm, at Lojing Farm, Cameron Highland, ZENXIN Organic Siew Pak Choy, also known as bok choy or Chinese celery cabbage are a leafy vegetable that grows into very pale green short, chunky stalks and glossy, deep green leaves. They are hand-picked for best quality and are strictly grown in accordance with organic farming methods, without the use of pesticides and chemicals, using instead organic fertilizers and compost. Likewise in ZENXIN own farm, ZENXIN contract farm, also undergoes random pesticides tests on soil, water and produce of farms to ensure compliance to Australia and International Federation of Organic Farm Movements (IFOAM)’s international organic standards, certified by NASAA, to preserve the pure organic quality of the fresh produce.
Certified Organic, zero chemical nasties on your Siew Pak Choy!
Grown in a favourable cooler climate in Cameron Highland, ZENXIN Siew Pak Choys are purely the best product from our mother nature. The farmers use natural ways- birds, insects, traps to preserve the siew pak choy plants from pests instead of using synthetic pesticides. Besides protecting the plants from pests, zero chemicals usages on the crops are also for the betterment of nearby birds and animals as well as people who live close to the farms. Moreover, the cooler temperature and rich soil quality in Cameron Highland yields high quality ZENXIN Siew Pak Choy that comes in deep green leaves with juicy and tender stems. They are mildly sweet, which makes them best and yummy to eat raw in salads or to briefly cook.
Siew Pak Choy – The Wonder of Its Phytonutrients
Siew Pak Choy, one of the most popular low-calorie green leafy vegetables. It only contains 13 kcal per 100g of raw siew pak choy, making it a great ingredient when you have to keep your weight in check.
Being one of the members of the Brassica family vegetable, Siew Pak Choy also contain high amounts of lutein, zeaxanthin, sulforaphane, and more of phytonutrients that are known for reducing risk of certain cancers such as breast, colon and prostate cancer and optimise blood lipid profile by reducing LDL cholesterol, the “bad” cholesterol in the blood.
It is also a great source of vitamin C that helps to build a stronger immune system to fight against infections and clear harmful radicals from your body.
As a leafy green, Siew Pak Choy contains vitamin K that would assist in building a strong bone and regulate blood clotting. Hence, those who under blood thinner medication would need to consume consistent vitamin K from the diet, thus, discuss with your doctor or dietitian.
Siew Pak Choy is also an excellent source of quercetin that possess anti-inflammatory properties that would help to reduce the inflammation in your body as inflammation is one of the factors that contribute to development of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart diseases and cancers.
How to choose the best Siew Pak Choy and store it well
Opt for those with firm stalk and dark green leaves as they are available all year round. After purchasing them from the market, keep them in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator to preserve its freshness. The siew pak choy would stay fresh for around 3 to 4 days, so enjoy its best flavour and crispiness to the max.