Brussels sprouts contain a good proportion of minerals , including phosphorus and iron, protein , fiber , and vitamins, especially vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin K and B vitamins Have a beneficial effect on the female hormonal metabolism .
For the Brussels sprouts are also recognized intermediary metabolism and detoxifying properties . These miniature cabbages are considered real stimulating brain activity and concentration , it seems that this property is derived from the combination of thiamine and folic acid , which are quite rich.
Brussels sprouts are a mine of antioxidants, including thiocyanates , indoles , zeaxanthin , sulforaphane and isothiocyanates , which is why they are considered a useful food in the prevention of cancers, especially those of the prostate, breast and colon. Zeaxanthin , also protects the retina of the eyes.
Vitamin K contained in the Brussels sprouts is very useful for good bone health