Research suggests that consumption of cruciferous vegetables is associated with several health benefits
Cruciferous veggies are low in calories but loaded with Vitamins, Minerals and Antioxidants. Also, these veggies stand out from other types because they contain many health-promoting compounds that have been associated with several health benefits.
Upping your intake of cruciferous vegetables is one easy way to combat heart disease to keep your heart healthy and strong.
Some studies have found that increasing your consumption of vegetables in general could decrease your risk of heart disease and heart problems. Plus, a massive study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition followed 134,796 adults over an average period of 10 years and found that a higher intake of vegetables and especially cruciferous vegetables was associated with a lower risk of death from heart disease.
Other Benefits of Cruciferous Veggies...
- Contain Cancer-Fighting Compounds
- Reduce Inflammation
- Regulate Blood Sugar
- Promote Weight Loss
- Promote Estrogen Balance
In the following years, cruciferous vegetables were used as a treatment for just about anything, from swollen spleens to heart pain and venomous snake bites.
Today, these nutritious vegetables have spread throughout the world and are a major ingredient in many types of cuisine.