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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.