Published on: March 6, 2015
by Capital Lifestyle:
Cauliflower, as is the case with other vegetables, is packed with vitamins and minerals and that is why nutritionists say that you can never go wrong when cauliflower makes a special appearance on your plate at least twice a week.
Check out the amazing health benefits of Cauliflower.
Cauliflower helps with promotion of healthy stomach linings as well as offering protection against bacterial growth in the stomach.
Cauliflower is rich in Chloline (a B vitamin) which is famous for its active participation in brain health by boosting the brain’s cognitive function meaning it has a lot of to do with improving one’s memory and learning capabilities.
Since cauliflower is classified under cruciferous plants, which are known for improving kidney function, it helps maintain the right blood pressure levels. It also improves DNA methylation and helps in maintenance of properly functioning cells.
Cauliflower is packed with kaempferol, quercetin, rutin, cinnamic acid, beta-carotene and vitamin C which are sure to help in resisting aging pollutants.
Cauliflower is a great source of Vitamin K, riboflavin, thiamin, phosphorous, folate, vitamin B6, Protein, Manganese, and potassium. Also, a serving of cauliflower contains about 77% of the vitamin C required by the body.
Cauliflower contains Glucosinolates which activate various detoxification enzymes. It also contains sulfur nutrients which play a major role in phase 1 and phase 2 detoxification.
Cauliflower contains a compound called sulforaphane which is said to kill cancer stems in the body. This slows down cancer tumors.
Cauliflower contains a compound called Indole-3-carbinol which prevents responses to inflammatory agents (serious inflammation may lead to adverse effects like cancer).
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