Did You Know: Broccoli

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Broccoli Has Been Called a Miracle Food!

Did You Know: A cup of broccoli has as much protein as a cup of rice with half the calories!

Broccoli is a plant in the cabbage family, whose large flower head is used as a vegetable. The word broccoli, from the Italian plural of broccolo, refers to “the flowering top of a cabbage”.

Broccoli

Broccoli has many health benefits and is good for your nervous system, blood pressure, bone health, immune system, eye health, heart health and is great for cancer prevention. It also has ton of the vitamin C and potassium. Broccoli is also known to help with sun damage and is helpful in repairing skin damage thanks to the glucoraphanin it contains which helps the skin to detoxify and repair itself.

Broccoli is also great for diet. Broccoli is high in fiber, which aids in digestion, prevents constipation, maintains low blood sugar and curbs overeating. Furthermore, a cup of broccoli has as much protein as a cup of rice or corn with half the calories.

So next time you need a healthy side dish, a quick snack or just a great veggie go for the green stuff!!!

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