Every time you buy cauliflower, you sort out the white part and throw away those green leaves. Instead, you should consider adding those fresh, green cauliflower leaves in curries, stews, sambhar and parathas to reap these 4 amazing health benefits.
Niti Desai, a popular South Mumbai-based nutritionist, recommends that cauliflower leaves are one of the richest sources of calcium as including 100 gm of these leaves in diet provides 600 mg of calcium.
50 gm of cauliflower leaf serving provides you approximately around 20 mg of iron, which is more than the daily required dose of iron i.e., 15 mg per day, suggests Dr Swati Dave, Nutritionist and Dietician, Ahmedabad.
Did you know that cauliflower leaves are packed with proteins and amino acids? So don’t forget to stock your kitchen with cauliflower leaves as eating 100 gms of these leaves provides 20 gms of proteins. .
Lastly, one serving of cauliflower (1/2 cup) provides almost half the recommended dietary allowance of vitamin C. So, including few cauliflower leaves in your meal plan might do the trick, reveals Dr Dave.