Cauliflower is a plant, which consists of a plurality of shoots with inflorescences primordia. Vegetable is considered the birthplace of the Mediterranean. Already in ancient times, prepared meals for people with diseases of the liver, gastrointestinal tract and skin.
Due to the high content of vitamin C, A, K, PP, B1, B6, B12, and minerals (such as magnesium, zinc, iron, potassium) and fiber, cabbage is easily digested. The product contains a large amount of protein compounds, thereby useful in a period of growth, in fractures and large physical exertion.
Fresh head usually heavy, white blossoms and leaves bright green. It should be noted that the color does not affect the inflorescences taste quality and useful product, simply by their shade can be concluded that vegetable growth conditions (in the shade or in the sun).
Cauliflower contains a minimum of calories, it may be incorporated into many diets. In addition, the vegetable contains tartronic acid, which prevents the conversion of sugars into fat.
In the product sucrose is absent, but a high content of glucose and fructose allows its use in food for people suffering from diabetes. Also useful juice, obtained from vegetable. In addition, the body triggers release of the cabbage from cholesterol.
Doctors, nutritionists agree that eating cauliflower for a long time reduces the risk of cancer by 50%.
Cauliflower is useful not only fresh or cooked by heat treatment, but also pickled. Pickle vegetable helps with chronic constipation, liver problems and lack of appetite.
You can also use fresh juice from the product, which helps in diseases of the oral cavity. To this end, it should be mixed with preheated to room temperature boiled water in equal proportions and gargle for 5-6 days.
You can chop the florets cabbage and mix them with raw chicken eggs, then add a few layers of cheesecloth and place it on the mixture and apply as a compress to the wound or burn. Such treatment promotes rapid tissue regeneration.
Precautions should eat cabbage those people who have found gastritis, chronic bowel disease and gout.
Store vegetable recommended in a cool dark place (preferably on the lower shelf of the refrigerator) for 7-10 days. If the product had dark spots on its use should be avoided.