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Cauliflower: 4 benefits for children

Cauliflower is a colorful vegetable that comes in a variety of colors. It is good first food or finger food for babies since it contains various vitamins and minerals. You can roast it, mash it, or put it in a stew and because of its neutral flavor, it can be used with a variety of vegetables to boost the nutritional content of a variety of recipes.

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Babies can eat cauliflower from the age of six months and cauliflower can be one of a baby's first solid foods. Cauliflower puree should be introduced first and the diet can be adjusted when the baby has adjusted to the veggies.

Here are benefits your baby can receive from consuming cauliflower

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1 Cauliflower is high in insoluble fiber, which adds bulk to the diet and helps to prevent stomach problems It may help babies avoid constipation.

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2 Cauliflower contains Sulforaphane which has anti-inflammatory qualities that are beneficial to the skin. This chemical helps to keep skin healthy by reducing cell damage.

3 Aids brain development

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 The vegetable also includes choline, a vitamin not commonly found in many vegetables, which aids in brain development. Choline is a component of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine which is necessary for brain growth.

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4 Cauliflower is high in antioxidants and many phenolic compounds that have been shown to have cardioprotective properties. These antioxidants also improve the general health of numerous organ systems by reducing oxidative stress on the cells.

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