Cauliflower is one of the vegetables in the family Brassicaceae, also known as the Mustard family.
Cauliflower is an annual plant that reproduces by seed.
Here are some of a wide variety of health benefits that come to you by including cauliflower in your diet.
LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE
Being an affluent source of potassium, Cauliflower is of major help when it comes to hypertension.
Recent studies have suggested that a diet rich in potassium may be equally as beneficial in lowering bloodpressure as a low sodium one.
HELPS IN WEIGHTLOSS
Cauliflower provides a good source of fiber. A diet rich in fiber induces stomach stretch receptors send signals of satiety to the brain, ultimately lowering your calorie intake.
BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEM
Cauliflower is blessed when it comes to vitamin C. 100g of cauliflower can provide you with 80% of your daily vitamin C requirement.
Vitamin C induces the production of white blood cells and increases body’s capability of fighting infections and viruses.
SLOW DOWN AGING
Vitamin C, being an antioxidant vitamin, promotes the production of collagen.
Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and provides structural support to the tissues, preventing the development of signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles etc.
PREVENTS ACID REFLUX
Fiber in cauliflower acts as a medium for stomach acids to act upon lowering your stomach acidity levels and preventing heartburn.
PREVENTS COLON CANCER
Fiber acts as a barrier between toxins in the stool and colon mucosa reducing their contact time and preventing your risks of getting colon cancer.