Improves hair, skin and nails
Increases Sex Hormones & Orgasm
May reduce risk of cancer
May reduce risk of diabetes
May reduce risk of heart disease
May regulate heart rate
Protects skin from UV rays
Reduces risk of lung cancer
Serving size: 1 cup; Calories: 38; Fat: .3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 22mg; Carbs: 8g; Fiber 3.3g; Sugars: 1.9g; Protein: 3g; Potassium: 9%DV; Vitamin A: 13%DV; Vitamin C: 124%DV; Calcium: 3%DV; Iron: 6%DV
Did You Know?
- Brussels sprouts are rich in vitamin K, C, A, and B6.
- They are also a good source of copper, calcium, potassium, iron, manganese, and phosphorus - important for regulating heart rate and blood pressure
- Linus Urbanec holds the world record for the most Brussels sprouts eaten in one minute (31 sprouts).
- A recent poll has found that Brussels sprouts are the most hated vegetable in the United States and Britain!
Ways to Eat:
- Pull the leaves off and turn them into chips
- Shreded as a slaw
- Raw in a salad
- Brussels sprouts as we currently know them were grown as rearly as the 13th century in Belgium!
- French settlers brough the plant to Louisiana in the 18th century, and theus began the production of Brussels sprouts in the United States.
- Most of the production of Brussels sprouts is in California, with some in Washington and New York.