Ahhh St. Patty's Day, a holiday that involves green beer and the beloved corned beef and cabbage! And while corned beef and beer aren't the most nutritious things to be consuming, cabbage is quite different.
Cabbage is cruciferous. Some other vegetables that belong to this family include: broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, and Brussels sprouts. Researchers believe that glucosinolates, the sulfur-containing phytochemicals in these vegetables, are cancer fighters.
So while you're filling your belly this evening with these yummy treats, help yourself to an extra helping of cabbage! It's delicious and beneficial to your health!
To learn more about the benefits of cruciferous vegetables, read this article: