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Five Surprising Health Benefits Of Cauliflower

Sadly, it is true that cauliflower lacks certain nutrients, such as chlorophyll, that are present in most other vegetables because their leaves shield them from the sun during growth. Despite this drawback, there is still a lot to love about cauliflowers. In fact, when cooked properly (e.g., boiled, steamed or sauteed), cauliflower contains higher concentrations of certain essential nutrients than many other whole foods.

Top Six Alkaline Foods to Eat Every Day for Vibrant Health

The ultimate goal is balance. Eating too many alkalizing foods can lead to its own fair share of complications over time, but the risk of this is seemingly less likely, given the current sorry state of today’s highly addictive consumerist diet. To combat the effects of such a diet, here are six of the most alkaline-forming foods to work into your everyday meals.