Brassicaceae

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Broccoli, the great healthy green food, as we all know is an edible green plant in the cabbage family, which also includes, kale, bok choy, collard green, turnips and brussels sprouts.
Avoid corn, brassicas (the cabbage family) and nightshade vegetables (tomatoes, potatoes, aubergine and peppers).
They may not be the favourite food of children, but these vegetables, members of the cabbage family, including kale, turnip greens, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, and brussel sprouts, can help in protecting against cancer.
The wallflower is a member of the cabbage family and so can be prone to the vegetable's problems such as club root and downy mildew.
With a taste similar to a combination of cucumber and mild broccoli, kholrabi has a more subtle flavor than its cabbage family cousins, Brussels sprouts, kale, and cauliflower.
- Harry Deadman, by email CAROL: Swedes and sprouts belong to the cabbage family so you can sow them in trays, pot on individually and plant out when they're chunky, strong plants with robust stems.
Specifically, "vegans" and fish-eaters ate more leafy green vegetables, vegetables from the cabbage family, and sweet potatoes.
Members of the cabbage family, such as broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale, arugula, watercress, and bok choy, are filled with antioxidants including lutein and zeaxanthin that protect the brain from free-radical damage and age-related cognitive decline, says a recent study.
Two of the easiest-to-grow crops in the cabbage family, kale and collard greens are closely related, super-nutritious veggies that have similar cultural requirements.
The cabbage family including ornamental members like hesperis seem to last a fair while but carrots (apiaceae) including astrantia and eryngiums can be very disappointing after their first year.
I've been using the nutrient-rich vegetable, Kohlrabi (which is part of the cabbage family) in quite a few dishes.
RESEARCHERS HAVE LONG known that cruciferous vegetables-members of the cabbage family like Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and bok choy--are among the healthiest you can eat, with cancer-fighting and anti-inflammation properties.
Lean protein should be accompanied by nutrient abundant complex carbohydrates, mostly coming from fresh whole fruits and low-starch raw and lightly cooked vegetables (dark leafy greens, cabbage family, squashes, asparagus, sprouts, root greens) and rich salads, which are low on glycemic index (GI).
(Botanically, the ''pod'' of radish or other members of the cabbage family is not a pod, but a siliques, which is a pod-like structure with a membrane separating its two halves.)
Watch out for caterpillars of the cabbage white butterfly attacking any of your cabbage family crops such as broccoli, cauliflower and sprouts.