10 Detox Benefits of Cauliflower That Might Surprise You

Cauliflower is a powerhouse of nutrients, but did you know it can also be a great aid in detoxification? Here are the many detox benefits of cauliflower

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It prevents damage from carcinogens

The main reason for detoxing is to rid your body of toxins. Cauliflower is a nutrition superstar at this, thanks to the fact that it can prevent damage by carcinogens. It contains a fancy-sounding component called glucosinolates. This is what gives raw cauliflower its distinct smell – but it has also been shown to protect the lungs and stomach from common carcinogens.

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