A flowery shaped vegetable, white in color with green leaves. The entire florets are edible. The green leaves at the base are also edible and have a stronger flavor. Cauliflowers are available all year round.
Cauliflower is a member of the cruciferous vegetables family. Cruciferous vegetables are an excellent source of natural antioxidants due to their high levels of various phytochemicals, as well as good suppliers of essential vitamins, carotenoids, fiber, soluble sugars, minerals and phenolic compounds.Continue Reading
Cauliflower is rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, which lower oxidative stress and the presence of free radicals in our body. The important range of antioxidants found in cauliflower - including the vitamins listed above but also beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, caffeic acid, cinnamic acid, ferulic acid, quercetin, rutin and kaempferol - help reduce oxidative stress in the body.Continue Reading