Crunch on Cruciferous Vegetables

From cabbage to kale, there’s a lot to love about cruciferous vegetables.

cruciferous vegetables

There is evidence to suggest that cruciferous vegetables may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

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All veggies are good for you, but cruciferous vegetables are in a special category. This group of vegetables is rich in disease-preventing nutrients, including vitamins C, E and K; folate, minerals, and several carotenoids, including beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin. Broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts are well-known examples of cruciferous vegetables, but did you know […]

  • I have been obsessed with broccoli/cauliflower salad for months now. I make a bowl of it (about 5 cups of vegetables every 3 days and eat the whole thing myself. I don’t know why this is, but I won’t complain. Until the past couple of years, I’ve hated vegetables my whole life.


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