Cauliflower 1 stk
Cauliflower is the white queen of vegetables. A versatile and incredibly healthy and good vegetable that most people like and who can often stand on the menu more often.Cauliflower is an extremely healthy vegetable that’s a significant source of nutrients.
It also contains unique plant compounds that may reduce the risk of several diseases, including heart disease and cancer. Additionally, it’s weight loss friendly and incredibly easy to add to your diet.
The nutrition profile of cauliflower is quite impressive. Cauliflower is very low in calories yet high in vitamins. In fact, cauliflower contains some of almost every vitamin and mineral that you need.
Here is an overview of the nutrients found in 1 cup, or 128 grams, of raw cauliflower
- Calories: 25
- Fiber: 3 grams
- Vitamin C: 77% of the RDI
- Vitamin K: 20% of the RDI
- Vitamin B6: 11% of the RDI
- Folate: 14% of the RDI
- Pantothenic acid: 7% of the RDI
- Potassium: 9% of the RDI
- Manganese: 8% of the RDI
- Magnesium: 4% of the RDI
- Phosphorus: 4% of the RDI
APPLICATION-Cauliflower 1 stk
Cauliflower is beautifully cooked, grilled, deep-fried, in creams, in soups, in gratin, in pots, in wok and stew. Raw cauliflower in small bouquets is good in salads or as a snack. Cauliflower in thick slices is lovely to grill. Grated cauliflower can be used instead of rice.
Cauliflower has both low energy and fat content. Cauliflower has a high content of protein, vitamin C and dietary fiber. Protein contributes to muscle growth, while vitamin C strengthens the immune system and increases the absorption of iron from other foods. Dietary fiber is beneficial for digestion.
The properties apply when consuming at least 100 g of product.
The cauliflower head should be firm, dense and brittle. The color should be white or cream colored. The leaves should be fresh and brittle without any signs of leaf dissolution or discoloration. Cauliflower must be treated carefully. It will otherwise get dark spots easily.
Good quality cauliflower is suitable for storage provided the environment is optimal. This requires high humidity, low temperature and air protection. Ethylene influence can be avoided when filming the product.
Cauliflower and Diabetes
The floret is a storehouse of vital minerals and nutrients. The superfood is also loaded with, protein, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, and manganese. The GI of cauliflower is calculated to be between 5 to 15, which is ideal for people with diabetes. Cauliflower also has high-fiber content which is further beneficial to check blood sugar fluctuations. a low-carbohydrate veggie that is gaining popularity, especially in “riced” form, is cauliflower. Consider enjoying it this way to help stabilize your blood sugar,