Oh, the little brussel sprout. How I love thee. One of my fave veggies. But it has to be done right. None of that boiled crap. I like mine roasted. It is more like a treat when I roast them. Luckily for me they have some benefits to eating them.
There are Phytonutrients that are found in brussels sprouts that boost the body`s natural defense and immune systems to protect against cancer and other diseases. Brussels sprouts disarm cancer causing chemicals and encourage the body`s detoxification enzymes.
It has also shown in studies that brussels prevent cancer by promoting healthy DNA which is responsible for cell division in the body. When DNA is damaged, cells can multiply faster than normal and a cancerous tumor can form. Many studies have shown that the brussels can help protect your DNA from being damaged.
- High in fiber
- Lowers cholesterol
- Contains vitamin A & C
Roasted Garlic Brussel Sprouts