What are the health benefits of brussels sprouts?

What are the health benefits of brussels sprouts?

Brussels sprouts are mini cabbage-like vegetables, but don't let the small size fool you.

Brussels sprouts boast high levels of many nutrients and have been linked to several health benefits.

Here are a few ways Brussels sprouts may benefit your health.

1. Brussels sprouts are especially rich in vitamin K, which is necessary for blood clotting and bone health.

2. They have an impressive antioxidant content that protects against cancers of the stomach, lungs, kidney, breast, bladder and prostate.

3. They are high in fiber and can relieve constipation by increasing stool frequency and softening stool consistency.

4. Brussels sprouts help keep blood sugar levels steady.

5. Brussels sprouts may reduce inflammation and reduce the risk of pro-inflammatory diseases.