Dr Russ Blog - Cruciferous Vegetables - Yum!
Cruciferous Vegetables - Yum!
Created on 9/21/2012
Cruciferous vegetables can be easily found on the shelves of your neighborhood Harris Teeter.
And you might consider looking for them more often - they are nutrient powerhouses, contain ample fiber, and appear to have cancer-fighting potential. Here's a list of cruciferous vegetables that should regularly grace your plate:
Make crucifeorus vegetables part of the "rainbow of vegetables and fruits" that you eat every day.
One word of caution for people with thyroid disease - cruciferous veggies contain compounds called goitrogens that can interfere with production of thyroid hormone - the good news?
Cooking pretty much does away with the goitrogens.
Still, it's a good idea to tell your doctor that you eat a lot of cruciferous vegetables if you have thyroid issues.
Veggies - they're good tasting, good for you, and some of them (like cruciferous vegetables) have added health benefits - so enjoy!
And be well.
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