An annual plant from the cabbage family. The edible part of the plant are its young white flower sprouts, the so called roses. Cultivated in moderate climate areas.
Cancer won’t eat you up
This vegetable is recommended in prevention of cancer.
Enzymes found in cauliflower help in body detoxification process. Toxic compounds not removed in time may cause cell damage, which leads to cancer. Specific enzymes combined with vitamins and minerals found in cauliflower represent its anti-cancer properties.
Until you’re stuffed…
Cauliflower has few calories, gives a feeling of fullness so let’s eat cauliflower for our health without worrying about gaining extra pounds.
Cauliflower comes from Cyprus and at first was called “Cyprus cabbage”. It’s known for 2500 years. It was already cultivated in ancient Egypt and Persia. Next, its cultivation was introduced in Italy for it to spread throughout Europe as of the 16th century. In contemporary cusines it is used primarily in everything from soups to vegetable dishes. It is cooked whole or served raw in salads.
What is cauliflower?
Cauliflower is a natural object enabling to explain the concept of fractals. They were introduced into mathematics during the 70’s by a French scientist from Yale University, Benoit Mandelbort. The characteristic quality of a fractal is its self-similarity – a part of the set is an image of the whole. And so each rosette constitutes an image of the entire cauliflower. Fractals found an application in such various branches as medicine, hydrology and finance.
A vegetable at a university
Mark Twain said “Cauliflower is nothing more than cabbage with a college education”.cabbage, cauliflower, vegetables, veggiepedia, vitamins