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The Ultimate Guide To Cauliflower

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CAULIFLOWER WHAT IS IT? Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable related to broccoli, cabbage, kale, and collard greens. It's available year round and boasts a high nutritional value. This veggie can be enjoyed cooked or raw, and contains health-promoting compounds that are not found in other foods. BRIEF HISTORY The history of cauliflower goes back to the 6th century B.C. This vegetable came from Cyprus, and was introduced to other European countries in the middle of the 16th century. The wealthy were serving cauliflower in rich and elegant dishes, along with ham, veal, and foie gras. Its name comes from the Latin terms "caulis," which means cabbage, and "floris," which means flower. Mark Twain referred to this veggie as "a cabbage with a college education" because of its relatively high price and difficulty of culture. Nutritional Value 19% OF THE RDA OF 73% (14%) VITAMIN K OF OF THE THE 12% RDA OF RDA OF VITAMIN C FOLATE OF THE RDA OF VITAMIN B6 13% 9% OF OF THE 5% THE RDA OF RDA OF PANTOTHENIC ACID OMEGA-3S OF THE RDA OF PROTEIN 5% 11% OF OF THE THE RDA OF RDA OF POTASSIUM FIBRE CALORIES Cauliflower also contains large amounts of magnesium, biotin, phosphorus, manganese, and choline. Health Benefits of Cauliflower Fights cancer Reduces inflammation Boost cardiovascular health Rich in vitamins and minerals Improves cognitive function Keeps your brain healthy Helps flush out toxins from your body Aids in digestion Prevents colon cancer Prevents bacterial overgrowth Protects the lining of your stomach Fights free radical damage Promotes weight loss O Suppresses your appetite Interesting Facts ** • Cauliflower comes in several colours, including white, orange, green, and purple. • This veggie conțains valuable phytochemicals that fight cancer and improve health, such as glucósinolates, isothiocyanates, • When consumed regularly, it cạn lower your risk of prostate, colon, breast, bladdeř, anďovarian cancer. • 100 calories worth of cauliflower provide more than 40% of your daily fibre requirement. • This vegetable is high in vitamin K, which decreases inflammation and prevěnts cancer. • Boiling reduces its nutritional value, with losseş of 20 to 30% after 5 minutes, 40 to 50% after 10 minutes, and 75% after half an hour. • Microwaving, steaming, and stir frying help preserve the nutrients in cauliflower. • Both its head and leaves are edible. • Cauliflower can successfully replace rice and potatoes. • This veggie is a staple in grain free recipes and paleo diets. • When steamed, it has a bland flavour, so it can be used in any dish. • Dieters can make cauliflower flour and use it in foods like biscuits and pizza. HERE ARE 15 CLEVER WAYS TO EAT CAULIFLOWER Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes Cauliflower Mac & Cheese Cauliflower Pizza Crust Vegan Cauliflower Pizza Bites Cauliflower Rice Cauliflower Risotto Cauliflower and Broccoli Pasta Cauliflower Creamy Salad Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Puffed Cauliflower Cheese Cinnamon Cauliflower Cauliflower Soup Cauliflower Soufflé Cauliflower and Feta Omelette Cauliflower Curry Recipe This 29

The Ultimate Guide To Cauliflower

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