Is Cauliflower Good For You?
Cauliflower can draw mixed reactions from people (though naysayers have often just not tasted it roasted). Is it actually good for you, though? Find out the nutritional value and health benefits of cauliflower here.
What is cauliflower?
Cauliflower is a vegetable made up of small flower heads that make up florets, also known as curds. It is a cruciferous vegetable that is used in a variety of ways to replicate other foods, such as cauliflower ‘steaks’, ‘wings’ and cauli ‘rice’.
Does cauliflower have nutritional value?
Cauliflower does indeed have a good nutritional profile. It is low in calories but provides a good range of essential nutrients, such as fibre, protein and carbohydrates. It is also a good source of several minerals, including potassium and folate. It is also a source of vitamin C and K.
Is cauliflower good for you?
Cauliflower is definitely a worthwhile vegetable to add to your diet. It is delicious, versatile, and best of all, has properties that are good for your body. It contains antioxidants which help maintain heart health and help reduce the risk of cancer. It can also help gut health and healthy brain function.
By Toni Olukiran
Toni is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants, and when she’s not writing posts about everything from Jamaican cooking to vegan champagne, she’s making a Spotify playlist (she was at 200, at her last count) or playing tennis in the park.