Broccoli is rich in dozens of nutrients. In fact, some say it packs the most nutritional punch of any vegetable.

Broccoli is rich in dozens of nutrients. In fact, some say it packs the most nutritional punch of any vegetable.

Broccoli advocates state this versatile veg is one of the most powerful weapons in our dietary arsenal against cancer. Broccoli also boosts the immune system, lowers the incidence of cataracts, supports cardiovascular health, builds bones, and fights birth defects.

Broccoli is one of the most nutrient-dense foods known; it offers an incredibly high level of nutrition for very few calories, one cup of broccoli yielding only 30 calories.

 

 

So here’s the list: Broccoli contains vitamin C, vitamin A folic acid, and fiber.

 

Broccoli is also an excellent source of calcium. No, one serving doesn’t equal that of a glass of milk, but broccoli is an important calcium source for those who don’t consume dairy products.
Broccoli is great for fiber, providing both soluble and insoluble forms of fibre.

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