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Still shaded by broccoli, cauliflower is the current star of the show. This cruciferous vegetable low in carbohydrates, nutrients and antioxidants is used in everything from muffins, gnocchi, brownies, cauliflower pizza crust, mashed potatoes, cauliflower rice and salad. cabbage, roasted cauliflower steaks and even burgers!

Chef Wendell Fowler, chef, author and columnist, joined us Tuesday on “Life. Style. Live!” to discuss how cauliflower can be both nutritious and versatile. Here’s more from him:

Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable rich in fiber and B vitamins. It provides antioxidants and phytonutrients that protect against cancer.

Choline is essential for learning and memory.

Most cruciferous vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals such as folate and vitamin K.

People using blood thinners should not suddenly start eating a lot of cauliflower, as the high levels of vitamin K may react negatively with the medications.

Dark green cruciferous vegetables are also a source of vitamins A and C and contain phytonutrients – plant-based compounds that may help reduce inflammation and reduce the risk of developing cancer.

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Dino S. Williams