Brussels sprouts benefits
Nutritional advantages of eating Brussels sprouts
BENEFITS OF BRUSSELS SPROUTS
What are Brussels sprouts?
Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea var. Gemmifera) are vegetables.
They have a round shape,which is formed by several layers of dark green leaves.
They are quite small (like a ping-pong ball), and are eaten whole with the leaves.
Their taste and odor is very intense.
What are the main nutrients of Brussels sprouts? Brussels sprouts composition
As an energy source, 100 grams of Brussels sprouts contribute with 43 kcal.
Their proportion of nutrients is divided into:
Vitamins and minerals in Brussels sprouts
They are rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin B9. They contain small amounts of other B vitamins and vitamin E.
Nutritional characteristics of Brussels sprouts
Photo of Brussels sprouts
Brussels sprouts in the kitchen:
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