Health benefits of Cauliflower

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Prevents from Cancer:

Cauliflower contains glucosinolates, which break down to provide healthful compounds such assulforaphane and isothiocyanates.This factores helps to kill cancer stem cells, thereby slowing tumor growth. cauliflower also prevent the risk of various types of cancers such as lung cancer, bladder cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, ovarian cancer, and cervical cancer.

Boost Heart Health:

Cauliflower contains Sulforaphane  improves blood pressure and kidney function. Scientists believe sulforaphane’s benefits are related to improved DNA methylation, which is crucial for normal cellular function and proper gene expression, especially in the easily damaged inner lining of the arteries known as the endothelium. and also it helps for maintaining the heart and the cardiovascular system.

Rich Mineral Source:

Cauliflower contains zinc, manganese, phosphorus, magnesium and also selenium and sodium. Zinc  helps to make new cells,  magnesium helps parathyroid gland to produces hormones needed for the bone to function normally , phosphorus helps to strengthen the bones, manganese helps for making and activating the enzymes and sodium helps to balance the fluids in our body.

Helps to lose weight: 

Cauliflower also helps to lose weight.It contains vitamin C and folates , which is a key element to burn fat. One cup of cauliflower contains about 30 calories. It is one of the non-starchy food items that can be eaten in unlimited quantity. And also cauliflower boasts a cornucopia of B vitamins: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 9.

Reduce Hypertension and Cholesterol:

Cauliflower contains  glucoraphanin and sulforaphane, which help in reducing the oxidative stress, along with the levels of LDL and total cholesterol. It also promotes the stimulation of HDL cholesterol and lowers the blood pressure. Cauliflower also contains  fiber and omega-3 fatty acid, which helps to reduce bad cholesterol.

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