Australian experts spoke about the positive properties of vegetables from the cabbage family. Representatives of the scientific community figured out why the diet must be cabbage.
Scientists from Australia presented the results of new research. Experts have told that cabbage of different varieties will help to strengthen the walls of blood vessels, reports Rus.Media.
Experts analyzed the diet of thousands of women aged 70 years and older. It turned out that the benefit of the body bring vegetables from the cabbage family: turnip, turnip, watercress, broccoli, radish, kohlrabi, Brussels sprouts and Chinese cabbage and cauliflower.
According to scientists, regular consumption of broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cabbage reduces the average thickness of the walls of arteries by 0.8%. These vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals. Such products reduce the level of oxidative and inflammatory processes.
Australian scientists believe that a daily diet should consist of different kinds of cabbage. Dishes of these vegetables reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in older women.