Ever heard about ‘Brassica’ Vegetables??? Cruciferously Amazing…
Brassica vegetables, which are also known as cruciferous vegetables can be a blessing to people struggling with weight or unhealthy food habits. The vegetables included in this category are Cabbage, Broccoli, Radish, Brussels sprouts, Kale and Cauliflower, and as you can see these vegetables are rich in healthy nutrients as well as antioxidants that promote your well-being. That’s another reason to include vegetables in your diet. Rich in Vitamin C, Folic Acid and Minerals such as Potassium, Iron and Selenium, in this blog we tell you why these vegetables should be a part of your diet:
- May Prevent Cancer
Most of the vegetables in this category contain carotenoids such as beta-carotene, Zeaxanthin and Lutein, which as per Cancer Metastasis Review – 2002 study have shown anti-cancer properties. If you are wondering about the bitter taste in these vegetables then you can blame it on ‘glucosinolates’, sulfur-rich compounds which again is broken down into isothiocyanates and indoles that happen to possess chemopreventive properties.
- Healthy for Eyes
Carotenoids in these vegetables may protect your eyes against harmful radiation and free radicals that lead to age-related issues.
- May Prevent Stroke
There are limited studies that suggest that consuming cruciferous vegetables lowers the risk of ischemic stroke.
- Inflammatory System Regulation
The vegetables are rich in Vitamin K and Omega-3 Fatty acids that regulate the inflammatory system response. The Inflammatory system helps heal your body in case of any injury.
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Disclaimer: This blog is not a medical journal and people dealing with any ailments or issues should seek consultation from a certified physician only!