What are Cruciferous Vegetables?

Cruciferous vegetables are of the family Brassicaceae, also known as Cruciferae, and include cauliflower, cabbage, garden cress, bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts and similar green leaf vegetables.¬†Other examples include oriental cabbage, arugula, watercress, radish, daikon, wassabi, and various mustards. Ten of the most common cruciferous vegetables are in the species …