- Early August to end of November
Did you know that Brussel sprouts are one of the crucifers that are richest in glucosinolates? These valuable phytochemical compounds are said to protect against several types of cancer.
Did you know that over-cooked Brussel sprouts lose most of their cancer fighting capabilities? Quickly steam them or cook them in very little water.
Do you know the nutritional value of Brussel sprout?
Per 125ml (½ cup) of cooked vegetable:
Energy: 30kcal; Carbohydrates: 6g; Fibre: 3g (source of fibre)
Vitamin K: 140% of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin K)
Vitamin C: 90% of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin C)
Folates: 25% of RDI (excellent source of folates)