Food for Thought – 5 Things to Love About Brussels Sprouts

  1. They are high in fiber (3-5 grams of fiber per cup).
  2. Rich in Vitamin C (1/2 cup contains 48 mg).  Also high in Vitamin A, folic acid, and beta carotene.
  3. Low in calories (1/2 cup cooked are 25 calories).
  4. Good source of potassium (247 mg per ½ cup).
  5. May help prevent cancer because they are a cruciferous vegetable (as are cabbage and broccoli) that contains antioxidants and Glucosinolates which have been shown in studies to have anti-cancer properties.

Disclaimer – Please note: the information presented is not intended as a diagnosis, treatment or prevention of any disease.  Please consult your physician if you are having any medical problems.


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