A vegetable from the coniferous family, cabbage might also cause some stinky results (don’t be embarrassed) after eating. However, this veggie contains natural detoxifying powers, which help prevent the growth and formation of cancerous cells within the body by neutralizing dangerous carcinogens—so stink away!
3. Brussels Sprouts
Akin to their coniferous cousin cabbage, Brussels sprouts (kind of resemble mini cabbages) and have similar cleansing effects on the body. In addition, one medical study (from the Netherlands Cohort Study on Diet and Cancer) credits the Brussels sprout with the ability to lower cholesterol build-up and inflammation thanks to the protection is provides to our inner blood vessel network.
Now that I’ve discovered how much I like artichokes, I like them in everything—in pasta sauce, salads, on pizza, and sometimes I just pop a roasted on in my mouth because they taste so good. And the health benefits of bountiful. Just one average sized artichoke provides plenty of antioxidants, vitamin C, almost 10 grams of dietary fiber, not to mention potassium, which can help decrease high blood pressure.
Eating your share of the spicy little radish will show the beneficial effects on your skin. It’s true; radishes are high in sulfurous mustard oil, silicon, and vitamin C (an ingredient in many face creams). Plus the sulfur in radishes promotes the circulatory system efficiency, in turn giving both the liver and kidneys a good spring cleaning.