- Low in calories
- High fiber
- Loaded with vitamins C and K
- Packed with antioxidants
- May help protect against cancer, reduce inflammation, and regulate blood sugar levels
Brussels sprouts are an excellent addition to a diet however, individuals suffering from IBS or those taking blood thinners should discuss intake with their doctor. The components of brussels sprouts can cause blood to clot, which is not recommended for those taking blood thinners. They can also cause excessive gas, which is not recommended for those suffering from IBS.
Otherwise, grab a bunch and boil them, bake them or eat them raw. Either way, you’ll be getting loads of benefits, and you’ll feel full.