Let's take advantage of all the nutritional and medicinal benefits of cauliflower, a delicious and super nutritious food that can be used in many recipes in a variety of ways.
Before we get to the recipes, let's talk a little about the benefits that this cruciferous (Cruciferae or Brassicae) family plant provides to health and food. So your recipes will taste even better 🙂
The Benefits of Cauliflower
- Cauliflower is rich in vitamins C, A, in minerals (folic acid, phosphorus, potassium, iron and magnesium) and vitamin B9, indispensable for cell renewal and multiplication.
- It is useful for those who suffer from anemia.
- It has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, purifying, mineralizing actions and benefits for tissue regeneration.
- Cauliflower is also indicated in cases of diabetes, since it does not contain gluten (it is also suitable for celiacs).
- It is considered a true anticancer food because it contains "a substance called sulforafane, a phytonutrient capable of stimulating the gene with anticancer function." Studies indicate that the indole-3-carbinol acid found in these plants has the ability to neutralize tumor-sensitive cells hormone estrogen, such as those of the ovary, breast and prostate."