Cauliflower is a vegetable that is used for different foods, when it is prepared correctly it is very rich. Its origin is the Mediterranean Sea, because of that it is used when preparing typical meals of that area.
It has been used for thousands of years, it was first cultivated in Asia and currently, it is cultivated in different countries, and it is one of the main ingredients for salads.

Water is its main component, it has very few calories, and low content of carbohydrates, fats and proteins, due to this it is a recommended food for people suffering from diabetes and problems with cholesterol. On the other hand, it has large amounts of dietary fiber, folic acid, vitamin B5 and B6 and certain minerals.
It is one of the vegetables that has undergone different studies to verify and learn about its medicinal properties. These studies revealed that this food helps prevent cancer, atherosclerosis and other degenerative diseases, thanks to its components that help modulate estrogens, are antioxidants and anti-cancer.

Another of the many properties is thanks to the high content of water and potassium, making it an incredible diuretic. Besides, its high sodium content is recommended for the elimination of liquids.

Certain investigations revealed that it was used since Roman times to cure breast cancer and also prostate cancer. In addition, this vegetable is recommended for those who suffer from hyper-ricemia and gout problems, or those who suffered from kidney stones for a long time.

Samantha Robson
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Dr. Samantha Robson ( CRN: 0510146-5) is a nutritionist and website content reviewer related to her area of ​​expertise. With a postgraduate degree in Nutrition from The University of Arizona, she is a specialist in Sports Nutrition from Oxford University and is also a member of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

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