Among the cruciferous vegetable, cauliflower is something you might want to add to your regular diet because of its multiple health benefits. It has cancer – preventing potential and antioxidant properties. Cauliflower is a very good source of vitamin C and manganese. It also contain high amount of vitamin K and omega – 3fatty acid, which help decrease inflammation. By virtue of having antioxidant and anti –inflammatory properties, cauliflower consumption is protective against cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. It also contain vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 (pyridonine), B9 (folic acid).it serves as a good source of proteins, phosphorus and potassium. A cup of boiled cauliflower delivers, about 3.35g of dietary fiber, which helps clean your digestive system and gets rid of unnecessary substance.
Did you know?
• Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable [cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, and Brussels.]
• There are 2 types of cauliflower 1. White cauliflower and 2. Green cauliflower.
• The green cauliflower is a hybrid of white cauliflower and broccoli it is called “broccoflower”. The green variety is less dense than the white, cooks more quickly and has a milder taste.
Nutritive value per 100gm:
Carbs – 5g
Protein – 1.9g