Food and Health

CAULIFLOWER

Cauliflower

 

Benefits:
  • An excellent source of vitamin C.
  • A good source of folate and potassium.
  • Low in calories and high in fiber.
  • An anticancer food.

 

CEREALS

 

Benefits:
  • High in complex carbohydrates.
  • Many are high in fiber.
  • Enriched cereals are high in iron, niacin, thiamineand riboflavin, along with other B vitamins.
  • Iron-fortified infant cereals are ideal introductory solid foods.
Drawbacks:
  • Many commercial varieties are high in salt, sugar and fat.
  • Bran cereals can reduce the absorption of iron, zinc and other minerals.
  • High-bran products may cause bloating and flatulence.