I've been excited by this new way of making fried rice that can lower it's calorie density (aka the number of calories per serving) while adding in the wonderful benefits of cauliflower to my weekly diet.
Cauliflower is a nutritious vegetable that offers a range of health benefits. Here are some of them:
Rich in Nutrients: Cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, and dietary fiber. It is also a good source of vitamin B6, potassium, and manganese.
May Help with Weight Loss: Cauliflower is low in calories and carbohydrates but high in fiber, which can help promote feelings of fullness and reduce calorie intake. Additionally, cauliflower can be used as a healthy alternative to starchy carbohydrates like rice and potatoes, which are healthy foods, but higher in calorie density.
May Help Reduce the Risk of Certain Cancers: Cauliflower contains sulforaphane, a compound that has been shown to have anti-cancer properties. Studies suggest that consuming cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower may help reduce the risk of certain cancers, including breast, prostate, and colon cancer.
May Improve Digestion: The high fiber content in cauliflower can help promote regular bowel movements and improve digestive health. Additionally, the presence of glucosinolates in cauliflower can help protect the stomach lining and reduce the risk of gastric ulcers.
May Improve Heart Health: Cauliflower contains compounds that can help improve blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and lower cholesterol levels, all of which can help improve heart health and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Overall, incorporating cauliflower into your diet can be a great way to boost your overall health and well-being, so why not add some to your fried rice tonight?
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This recipe was developed by Lucille Luong
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