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.