Dr Jack A T Edmonds MB BS FRCGP

Private General Practitioner

Your Health in Our Hands

120 Harley Street
London
W1G 7JW

Phone: 020 7935 5050
Fax: 020 7935 3888
Email: enquiry@drjackedmonds.co.uk

Cauliflower

CAULIFLOWER – Although available almost year round they are at their peak during March-May peaking in April.   Part of the brassicas group this plant contains glucosinolates which gives it a mustard-like flavour.

Key nutrients :  Potassium, folate, Vitamin C, beta carotene, calcium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E and iron.

Healing Properties :  Rich in potassium a mineral very important in the maintenance of the balance of fluids in the body.  Potassium is essential for the heart and kidneys and prevents fatigue and irritability. Raw cauliflower contains many vitamins and minerals and is low in fat and carbohydrates.

Choosing and Cooking : Cauliflower florets can be eaten raw or cooked in a number of various ways.    Cauliflower cheese has long been a firm family favourite.  Keep cooking times to a minimum to benefit the most from the health properties of this attractive vegetable.

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