Brussel sprouts may not be everyone’s favourite side dish but these vegetable have been shown to reduce the risk of Brussel Sproutscancer, heart disease and osteoporosis. The high levels of vitamin C and beta-carotene help reduce the risk for developing cancer. Additionally, the potassium content lowers blood pressure, the soluble fibre lowers cholesterol, and the folate lowers homocysteine which causes plaque to build on artery walls. Finally, the calcium and vitamin K content helps to build strong bones and prevent osteoporosis.