Broccoli is a branched, green vegetable with either purple or more commonly green flower buds.
The broccoli belongs to the cruciferous family, along with cauliflower, cabbage and kale and can be eaten raw or cooked.
There are several different ways to prepare a broccoli, but if you want to avoid destroying all the healthy nutrients the broccoli contains, we recommend that you don’t heat it too much.
The Nutrients Broccoli Can Provide
Broccoli contains lots of nutrients. For example is it an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, calcium and manganese.
Broccoli also contains sulforaphane. Sulforaphane is responsible for most of the health benefits of broccoli.
For instance research has showed that it can fight inflammation, oxidative stress and even has the ability to fight cancer.
When broccoli is consumed as a part of a balanced diet, it may protect you and your loved ones against cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and other chronic ailments.
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