If you have to ask, “what does kale taste like?” you’ll have to be prepared for strong answers. While some like the taste, many others hate it.

Raw kale, and even cooked kale, is quite bitter and really sets off some polarizing opinions. How to cook kale and its flavors is certainly debatable, but what everyone agrees on—and why it’s so popular—is the nutrition that it packs.

Called the “king of super healthy greens,” kale is a member of the cabbage family and related to other cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, collard greens and Brussels sprouts. It’s one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet, which is why it’s on everybody’s radar.

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