Tuesday, 10 April 2007

You Are What You Eat: But why would you eat Brussels sprouts?

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brussels sproutsWhy, you say? Why? Why do I have to eat this super-weird Super Food that isn't a regular on my shopping list?

How about because it is a rich source of folate (folic acid), so it will help you prevent birth defects if you eat it while pregnant. They contain lots of vitamin K and vitamin C, for beautiful skin and increased immune function. Haven't convinced you yet? Well, OK, eating Brussels sprouts can actually help prevent cancer, particularly of the colon. Still not enough? They help increase the ability of your cells to detoxify and regenerate. And they really do taste delicious, especially when you know how to cook them right.

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