Adding a variety of colorful cauliflower may be something you might want to try to brighten up your relish tray! Cauliflower is in the same family as broccoli, brussels sprouts and kale. It is also loaded with vitamin C, vitamin K and a good source of folate and vitamin B6. A serving is only 1/6 medium head for only 25 calories!
Studies have found cauliflower to help inhibit breast and prostate cancer cell growth and may even promote cancer cell death. Again another reason why it is good to eat your vegetables!
Now let’s look at the variety of colors! And did you know these colors actually give you more nutrients!
- Orange cauliflower contains 25 times the more vitamin A than white cauliflower.
- Green cauliflower, also known as broccoflower, still a great source of fiber, folate and vitamin C.
- Purple cauliflower contains certain antioxidants found in other purple food such as red cabbage and red wine.