Video: ❶ Cauliflower: Composition, Beneficial Properties, Calorie Content
Cauliflower, in addition to its excellent taste, also has useful and medicinal properties. It is included in the list of ingredients in various dishes and is even included in diets. Today cauliflower is familiar to every resident of Russia, but what exactly is its advantage is not known to everyone. Location: Location:
This type of cabbage contains 2-3 times more ascorbic acid and protein compared to white cabbage. It is also rich in vitamins, for example, 50 g contains the daily norm of vitamin C.
Other vitamins - D, A, E, PP, H, K, B - are also present in sufficient quantities. Biotin (Vitamin H), which can support beauty and is often found in cosmetics, is found in large quantities in cauliflower.
Cauliflower also contains other essential substances: carbohydrates, fats, acids (unsaturated fatty and organic), sugars, starches, macronutrients (Ca, K, Cl, P, Mg, S, Na), trace elements (Fe, Mn, Cu, Zn, Mo, Co).
Cauliflower: beneficial properties
The vitamins and minerals present in cauliflower improve the body's defenses against reactive oxygen species. And enzymes (complex organic substances) contribute to the effective elimination of toxins. The above properties of cauliflower prevent damage and deformation of cells, which, in turn, is a kind of prevention of the appearance and development of tumors.
In a number of diseases associated with disruption of the gastrointestinal tract, endocrine system, urinary and respiratory tract, cauliflower must be included in the diet as an element of therapeutic nutrition. Due to its fine cellular structure and minimal coarse fiber content, cauliflower is easy to digest and absorbed and does not irritate the stomach lining.
Cauliflower has a very low calorie content (21 kcal per 100 grams) and quickly makes you feel full. Thanks to this, it can be included in various diets. Moreover, dishes made from this product are distinguished by excellent taste properties.