Vegetables have an impressive way of offering widespread benefits to your health, and broccoli is no exception. When you eat broccoli, you’re getting dozens, maybe even hundreds, of super-nutrients that support optimal, body-wide health.
Man-made substances just can’t compare, and that’s why, if you take just one piece of advice away from your childhood, make it this one: eat your broccoli!
Broccoli is a vegetable of the cabbage family, which is either green or purple in color. It has a tree-like structure and is similar to cauliflower.
Nutritional Facts of Broccoli
Broccoli is rich in potassium and has a good amount of calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and sodium, as well as small amounts of iron, zinc, manganese, and selenium.
Broccoli is rich in vitamin A, along with a good amount of vitamin C and choline. It also has small amounts of vitamin E, K, B6, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, and betaine. 100 grams of broccoli have 34 calories, but the calories from fat are only 3.
Broccoli may prove to be a wonder drug for curing many types of cancer. It helps in detoxification, curing constipation, proper heart functioning, protecting the eyes against Macular degeneration, and reducing cataracts. It is very good for skin and eye care, healthy bones, and also helps prevent anemia.
Source: PZI PEOPLE