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CAULIFLOWER FRY

Posted Sep 13 2008 11:47pm

CAULIFLOWER FRY
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS
Cauliflower also contains vitamin C and folate. Folate helps the blood work more efficiently and is often recommended for preventing anemia. Folate is also essential for proper tissue growth and not getting enough can make you succeptible to many diseases down the road such as cancer and heart disease. Vitamin C is considered an antioxident. When used alongside other antioxidents such as vitamin E and betacarotene, you can keep your immune system strong.

Three florets of cauliflower a day will provide you with 67% of your daily vitamin C requirement. When purchasing cauliflower, make sure the tops are white. If the floret has begun to spot brown or puple, it is past its nutritional peak. Serving the cauliflower raw will give you the highest nutritional benefits, however, if you must cook it, lightly steamedwill aKey benefits of cauliflower

Cauliflower is linked with lower rates of cancer. They can also lower the risk of heart disease and stroke, counter anaemia and help regulate blood pressure.
How much cauliflower should you eat?

Raw or lightly cooked cauliflower can be eaten three or more times per week. It is low in calories and can therefore be eaten fairly freely.lso keep its cancer-fighting components intact.
Nutrients

Beta-carotene
Boron
Calcium
Folic acid
Magnesium
Potassium

Vitamin CBenefits

Anti-cancer
Antioxidant
Blood purifier
Good for high blood pressure
Helps with constipation
Aids kidney and bladder problems
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