The vitamin C content in Brussels sprouts ensures a healthy immune system, lowers blood pressure, fights against cataract and hypertension and prevents the formation of cellular rust that may lead to atherosclerosis and heart diseases. Protection against macular degeneration, prevention of urinary stones, maintaining healthy bones and teeth and a boosted immunity is all triggered by vitamin A present in Brussels sprouts.
Brussels sprouts look like baby cabbages not because they are baby cabbages, but because they’re part of the same family. With cabbages, we eat the head that grows out of the ground. Brussels sprouts, on the other hand, are buds that grow along the length of a thick, fibrous stalk.