Imported frozen Brussels sprouts
₱129.00 / pack
The Brussels sprouts are leafy green vegetable of edible buds that ressembles mini cabbages, typically between 2.5 and 4 cm in diameter. Closely related to cabbage, broccoli and kale or what we call the cruciferous vegetables.
As they are quite famous in the region Brussels, Belgium for a long time, the name might have been acquired from there.
Considered to be the sweetest after being frozen.
Like all green leafy vegetables, the sprouts are also highly nutritious.
Generally, increased intake of cruciferous vegetables help decrease lower blood sugar level, thereby lowering the risk of diabetes. They may include anticancer properties as well with the presence of a phytochemical.
Brussel sprouts are low in calories, only 42 for every 100 grams of cooked sprouts (about 2/3 of a cup). Ideal for low-calorie diets.
They are abundant in vitamins and minerals:
Overflowing with vitamin K, which aids in blood clotting and necessary for bone health.
Excellent source of vitamin C that meets 76% of the required daily need for every 100g-serving. This vitamin is needed by the body to boost immune system, promote absorption of iron and it participates in tissue repair.
Very good source of vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene); Manganese, the antioxidant mineral; Folate, needed in coverting carbohydrates to energy and red and white cell formation in bone marrow, as well as DNA and RNA production - very important especially for pregnant women and infants; Vitamin B6 for a healthy nervous system.
Rich in antioxidants which help reduce risk in chronic disease. One in particular is called the kaempferol, with many health-promoting properties. Studies show that it may help decrease growth of cancer cell, improve health of the heart and ease inflammation.
Good source of omega-3 fatty acids with its alpha-linolenic acid. Not as much as what we can get from the fish and seafood but this is the best plant source.
Steamed sprouts may provide with benefits in lowering cholesterol levels through its fiber components, having better ability when steamed.
Try on your vegetable recipes, salad recipes, cook them spicy, roasted, in skewers with meat or as vegetable salad. Certified healthy ingredient for your meals.
Delivered frozen, packed per 1 lb (454 g)