Sold in 3 packs (~900g / 2.0 lbs)
Brussels sprouts have a sweet, nutty flavor, which some people may find bitter. These hearty little green nuggets pack loads of healthful fiber and antioxidants, with a tiny calorie count. You can try sautéing them in butter with shallots and herbs, roasting them with maple syrup, or simply steaming them.
Best from October to March
- Plethora of Antioxidants: Brussels sprouts are a storehouse of several flavonoid antioxidants such as thiocyanates, indoles, lutein, zea-xanthin, sulforaphane and isothiocyanates. Together, these phytochemicals offer protection from prostate, colon, and endometrial cancers
- Rich in Minerals: Namely copper, calcium, potassium, iron, manganese, and phosphorus. Potassium helps control heart rate and blood pressure by countering effects of sodium. Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase. Iron is required for cellular oxidation and red blood cell formation
- Other Benefits: Brussel sprouts are also excellent sources of vitamin C. Together with other antioxidant vitamins such as vitamin A and E, it helps protect the human body by trapping harmful free radicals
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.