Go on admit it you do the love the taste of the odd Brussel sprout. Let’s face it at least one or two Brussels sprouts are an essential part of the Christmas lunch tradition! Believe it or not, although they are mediterranean in origin, they are a northern European delicacy.
8 good reasons to keep them in your house:
1. Vitamins and minerals
To protect against osteoporosis, colon and stomach cancers and keep your blood, muscles, nerves, eyes, skin and immune system healthy and working.
2. Soluble and insoluble fibres
For a healthy gut.
3. Anti-inflammatory properties
May reduce joint pain, inflammation and stiffness.
4. Lowering glucose levels
Could help to manage conditions like diabetes.
5. Low in calories
Full of goodness, a perfect weight loss superfood.
Hundreds of options: boiled, baked and fried, plain, spiced- up or creamed, whole, chopped, diced or mashed, mixed with other veg, salad or fruit.
In 2013 a team of scientists and engineers created a Brussel sprout battery which lit up an 8 foot Christmas tree.
Florists like Back to the Fuchsia in Stony Stratford embrace Brussel sprout wreaths!
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