The ANDI index, based on how many nutrients it contains per gram, shows the nutrient density of a food on a scale of 1 to 1,000. The cauliflower is among the top 20.

Also, researchers specialized in skin cancer developed a drug based on compounds of natural origin found in cauliflower. This drug caused human melanoma cells to die, and obstructed the growth of the melanoma tumor in mice by 69 percent. In addition to fighting cancer with little damage to nearby healthy cells.