Cauliflower is a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, often overshadowed by its green cousin broccoli. This is one vegetable that deserves a regular rotation in your diet, however, as it contains an impressive array of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other phytochemicals. Here are 8 Amazing facts about Cauliflower why you should add it in your cooking!
Cauliflower is one of the richest source of vitamin c, 100 gms provide 80% of daily recommended value!!!
Enables the efficient use of carbohydrates, fats and proteins by the body, thus vital to the health of bones, blood vessels, ligaments, teeth and gums.
It is very low in calories, fat and cholesterol.
It helps fight against harmful free radicals.
Cauliflower is an effective immune modulator, anti-bacterial and anti-viral agent.
It contains several anti-cancer phyto-chemicals
It contains good amounts of many vital b-complex groups of vitamins like thiamin (vitamin b1), niacin (b3), folates, pantothenic acid (vitamin b5), pyridoxine (vitamin b6) as well as vitamin k.
Good source of minerals such as manganese, copper, iron, calcium and potassium.