Amazing Benefits Of Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables are diverse as a large group of plants is a part of it. Each of them provides unique, strong flavors. They are low-calorie foods and are rich in folate, vitamins C, E, and K, and fiber. Since fiber helps to keep your stomach full for a long period if you have set a goal to lose weight it is an important nutrient that can help you to lose weight.

Cruciferous vegetables include:

● Arugula

● Bok choy

● Broccoli

● Brussels sprouts

● Cabbage

● Cauliflower

● Kale

● Radish

● Turnips

Here are some benefits of cruciferous vegetables:

Cruciferous vegetables are rich in phytonutrients which are plant-based compounds that may even lower inflammation and reduce the risk of developing cancer. A reason why you should consume plenty of cruciferous vegetables is that it may help to lower your risk of getting cancer.

A few studies have shown that the bioactive components in cruciferous vegetables have beneficial effects on biomarkers of cancer-related processes in some people.

Cruciferous vegetables are high in protein, vitamin, minerals, and fiber along with glucosinolates, a compound that gives these dark green plants their bitter flavor. These nutrients when combined with glucosinolates have many health benefits.

Cardiovascular Disease:

Diets rich in cruciferous strength may also help to protect against cardiovascular disease.

A recent study found that such a diet was linked to lower levels of markers of inflammation in the body. These markers may signal an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

Good for memory:

Since cruciferous vegetables are a great source of omega-3 these healthy fats are essential to many bodily functions such as helping to maintain good cognitive health, reducing the risk of mental decline, and conditions such as Alzheimer's disease.

Can help in weight loss:

Cruciferous vegetables are rich in fiber and contain up to 20 % of your daily fiber needs.

Studies have shown that consuming about 30 grams of fiber each day aids in weight loss, reduces obesity and diabetes factors, and even lowers blood pressure.

These are some of the amazing health benefits of cruciferous vegetables.


Nutritionist & Diet Coach

1. Anita Sahu - Nutritionist & Diet Coach - Utopia Life Coach & DP's Cuisine Restaurant in Siliguri, West Bengal, India.

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