Is Purple Cauliflower Better?

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  • Purple cauliflower gets its color from anthocyanin, a flavonoid studied for the beneficial effects it has on your cardiovascular system as well as its neuroprotective properties and the impact it has on diabetes and inflammation
  • Cauliflower is described as a powerhouse vegetable in an evaluation published by the CDC. The vegetable received a nutrient density score ranking it 24th of 41 other healthful selections. One cup of cooked cauliflower contains 73% of your daily value of vitamin C, 19% of the vitamin K you need and 14% of your folate requirement
  • Cauliflower is a good source of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and phytonutrients. Research shows it helps eliminate harmful bacteria in the gut and protects cognitive health
  • Cauliflower may be eaten cooked or raw; it retains more antioxidants when it’s dry cooked (stir fried or roasted) as compared to when it’s boiled or steamed. It’s a versatile food that, when prepared properly, may be substituted for mashed potatoes, pizza crust or rice

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