If there was one family of vegetables that tops over ALL other food groups in terms of health, it iscruciferous vegetables. The one most ignored.
These are vegetables that belong to the cabbage family. Here is a list for you:
Cruciferous veggies are very high insulforaphane. This enzyme has multiple benefits including protecting your brain health, eyesight, prevent and treat cancer and detoxify’s the body.
The trick to boost their anti-cancer absorption:
Add a pinch of mustard powder to cooked cruciferous vegetables and boost the sulforaphane (anti-cancer, anti- inflammation part of the cruciferous veggies) content by up to ten times! Talk about herbs being the superfoods.
Actionable tip for the day:
Remember how I told you to make soup’s a part of your dinner as a lifestyle change a few newsletters back, well make sure one cruciferous veggie is always a part of your soup. This way, you do not forget to add it in.
I will share some yummy recipes with you tomorrow.