There is a good reason why cauliflower is often referred as one of the healthiest vegetables in the world. We tell you some of it’s benefits…
There is a good reason why cauliflower is often referred as one of the healthiest vegetables in the world. It has miraculous powers and by consuming it, you can successfully prevent cancer, heart disease, brain disease and it also helps with weight loss.
It is a natural source of antioxidants and contains substance known as glucosinolate and also it is rich with nutrients, beta-carotene, lutein, vitamins C, E, K, folate and it is a good fiber source. It contains at least 70% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C. It’s anti-inflammatory properties helps in boosting the immune system and fight against harmful bacteria, infections and even ordinary cold.
Regular consumption shows that it has a big part in renewing the DNA structure of damaged cells making it crucial in the early stages of cancer development and slowing cancer growth, and most important of all it protects form re-occurrence.
Cauliflower is a useful weapon in prevention of several types od cancer, case controlled studies showed that people who consumed greater amounts of cauliflower had a lower risk of prostate cancer, colon (but not rectal) cancer, woman that ate more than 5 servings of this vegetable per week had a lower risk of lung cancer and breast cancer.
HOW TO PREPARE IT?
Now that you know its superpower it time to roll your sleeves and start cooking. This super-food is easy to prepare so you can cook it in several ways.
You can steam, puree and blend in to a soup.
You can also steam and mash with potatoes
You can blend it and serve it as a dip
You can roast the cauliflower in the oven, or put it on a grill and add parmesan cheese on top of it
Cauliflower can be pickled, it is really tasty you should try it!