Have you ever had cauliflower past the raw veggie tray Aunt Martha brings to every family gathering? Have you ever planted it? Do you know that it packs a nutritional punch?

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5 AWESOME FACTS ABOUT CAULIFLOWER

 

  • Vitamin C

    Cauliflower packs 73-percent of your daily value of Vitamin C

  • Detox

    Eating cauliflower is a great way to right the eating wrongs over the weekend or any binge day as it is an awesome natural detoxifier

  • Keeps you Healthy

    That's right, cauliflower is loaded with antioxidants and should keep you healthy. Gotta love Beta-carotene!

  • A Girls Best Friend

    Cauliflower is actually a trooper when it comes to battling inflammation. Because of the powerful effects of Vitamin K, cauliflower is an anti-inflammatory expert. (BTW, this is good for everyone, inflammation is a bad thing for anybody)

  • Digestive Support

    Yep... you had to know this was coming... cauliflower carries a meaningful amount of fiber. Fiber helps keep the internal system chugging along.