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8 Wonderful Beauty Benefits of Cauliflower For Skin And Hair


Cauliflower is an edible root vegetable that belongs to genus Brasicca of the  Brassicaceae family. It is available in many varieties and is being cultivated in many regions of the world. Cauliflower is a good source of many nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytonutrients etc. and the presence of these nutrients make them very beneficial for our health. However, it should also be noted that benefits of cauliflowers are not just limited to health, and there are also some beauty benefits of cauliflower. In this article, we will know about the major beauty benefits of cauliflower for skin and hair, but first, let’s take a look at below mentioned nutrition chart of cauliflower.

 

Nutrition Chart of Cauliflower

Nutrition Chart of Cauliflower
Source-USDA

Beauty Benefits of Cauliflower

Beauty Benefits of Cauliflower
Source-Pixabay.com

 

Beauty Benefits of Cauliflower For Skin

(1) Aids In Treating Acne

Acne is a major skin problem that affects millions of people all over the world.

The exact cause of acne is not known but it is said to be caused (and get worsened) by the clogging of our skin pores by impurities like dust, toxins, pollutants and other impurities.

Cauliflower has been found to be very beneficial in removing toxins from our system and for treating skin problems like acne and pimples.

This benefit of cauliflower is mainly because of the ability of cauliflower to remove toxins and other impurities from our body.

The dietary fibers present in the cauliflower and as well as the abundance of water in it, makes it very beneficial for getting rid of the toxins and other impurities from the system.

Cauliflower not only removes toxins from our system, but also provides nourishment and moisturization to our skin, and keep it healthy.

(2) Protects Against UV Rays

Cauliflower has been found to be very beneficial for protecting our skin cells from the harmful UV rays of the sun.

This benefit is mainly because of the presence of antioxidants and other antioxidantal compounds present in them.

These antioxidants fight with the free radicals of our body stabilizes them and thus prevents them from causing oxidative damage to our cells, and by doing so, it also reduces the risk of skin cancer.

It is also effective in protecting our skin from the harmful UV rays of the sun, ( thereby reducing the risk of cancer) and is also good for treating skin burn, sun tan etc.

(3) Lightens Skin Tone

Another beauty benefit of cauliflower is their ability to lighten our skin.

This benefit of cauliflower is also because of the presence of various nutrients and antioxidants in them.

The antioxidants present in the cauliflowers fights with the free radicals of our system, stabilizes them and prevents them from causing oxidative damage to our cells.

By protecting our skin cells from the oxidative damage, it also reduces the risk of premature aging, and make our skin soft, supple and radiant.

In addition to this, other nutrients like vitamins and minerals present in the cauliflower also play a significant role in keeping our skin healthy.

(4)  Keeps Premature Ageing At Bay

Cauliflower has been found to be very beneficial for keeping our skin healthy, and, for keeping premature aging at bay.

This benefit of cauliflower is mainly because of the presence of antioxidants like Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and other antioxidantal compounds etc. present in them.

The antioxidants and the relevant compounds present in the cauliflower fights with the free radicals of our body, stabilize them and prevents them from causing oxidative damage to our skin cells.

By protecting our skin cells from the oxidative damage, it reduces the signs of premature aging like fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, dark spots, skin blemishes etc. at bay.

Also Read: 14 Amazing Health Benefits of Cauliflowers

(5) Provides Nourishment And Moisturization To Our Skin

The best way to keep our skin healthy is to make sure that it is getting proper nourishment and moisturization, and adding cauliflowers to your diet can help in doing the same.

Being a good source of many nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytonutrients etc. it is very effective for providing proper nourishment to our skin.

In addition to this, it is also an excellent source of water ( around 92 percent of cauliflower’s weight is water) and this helps in keeping our skin properly moisturized.

 

Beauty Benefits of Cauliflower For Hair

 

(1) Promotes Hair Growth

Cauliflower is a good source of many nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytonutrients etc. and the presence of these compounds make them very beneficial for promoting hair growth.

The antioxidants present in the cauliflower protects our hair and scalp from the oxidative damage caused by the free radicals, and thus stimulate hair growth.

Potassium present in the cauliflower improves blood circulation in the scalp, and thus promotes hair growth.

In addition to this,  other nutrients like vitamins and minerals etc. present in the cauliflowers also plays a significatory role in keeping our hair and scalp healthy.

(2) Prevents Premature Greying of Hair

Cauliflower is very effective for protecting our hair and scalp from the signs of premature aging like graying of hair, hair loss etc.

This benefit is mainly because of the presence of antioxidants, that fights with the free radicals of our body, stabilizes them and prevents them from causing oxidative damage to our hair and scalp.

Also Read: 7 Major Side Effects of Eating Too Many Cauliflowers

(3) Reduces Hair Loss

Another benefit of cauliflower for hair is their ability to prevent hair loss.

This benefit is also because of the presence of various nutrients like vitamins and minerals, and antioxidants etc. in them.

Vitamins and minerals present in the cauliflower provides nourishment to our hair and scalp and thus helps in keeping them healthy.

The antioxidants present in the cauliflower protects our hair and scalp from the oxidative damage caused by the free radicals and thus helps in treating hair loss.

Potassium present in the cauliflower is a vasodilator which relaxes our blood vessels, improves blood circulation in the scalp, and this helps in keeping our hair and scalp healthy.

 

Reference(s)

http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/top-10-health-benefits-of-cauliflower/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cauliflower

http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/cauliflower.html

 

Disclaimer

The information contained in the post is for general purpose only and shouldn’t be considered as a medical advice or as an alternative to medical advice. Although I’ve tried my best to keep the information contained in this post as accurate and updated as possible, I make no guarantee of the accurateness of the same.

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