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Everyday Tips for Healthy Living: Eat at Least One Cruciferous Vegetable a Day

Posted Sep 14 2009 9:49am
Savoy Cabbage

Savoy Cabbage

It’s easier than it seems to add these power-packed vegetables to your daily diet. I disguise them inside my morning green smoothies, make crunchy slaws, massage them with olive oil (to break down the thick fiber) throw them into salads, and braise them.

Cruciferous veggies are proven cancer-fighters and are needed to help the liver in its detoxification process. In this day and age, we can’t afford to mess around. Eat one a day and work up to two.

Cruciferous (brassica family) vegetables include: arugula, bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale, kohlrabi, mustard greens, radishes, rutabagas, turnips, watercress.

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Read more about the health benefits of cruciferous vegetables in my article, Top 3 Reasons to Why Cruciferous Vegetables Are So Good For You

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