Nutritional Facts About Broccoli

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Promoting Your Health with Broccoli

Broccoli like other vegetables is best eaten raw or semi boil, however over boiling can destroy valuable vitamins, a good way that I like to eat broccoli is semi boil with melted cheese. Here are some fun facts, salads, Vitamins, and healing compounds broccoli has.

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Fun Facts

1. Broccoli is a part of the cabbage family.

2. The head of broccoli is made up of tiny flower buds.

3. Broccoli can be eaten raw.

4. Broccoli has been around for more than 2000 years.

5. If broccoli is allowed to overripe it will turn yellow.

6. Broccoli contains fiber that aids in good bowel movement.

Nutritional facts

Broccoli contains Vitamin K Vitamin C, calcium, carotenoids lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-carotene.

 The illness that broccoli can help to fight against

1. A diet rich in broccoli helps to prevent cancer.

2. Detoxifies the body.

3. Broccoli helps with constipation.

4. Helps to lower blood pressure.

5. Lowers cholesterol.

6.Can help persons that suffer from arthritis.

7. A diet rich in broccoli can help to repair damaged skin.

8. Broccoli helps to strengthen the immune system.

9. Broccoli helps in weight loss.

10. Aids in a good bowel movement.

The final word

Broccoli is one of nature’s wonders that can supply us with nutrients we need to help fight disease and promote good health, so let’s make this veggie a  part of our diet.


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Norman loves being in the garden, both at home and for his job....
he is 'Natures Little helper' being outdoors, growing his vegetables and flowers from an early age.
Now having spent over 22 years in the profession he want to give some of his knowledge to others...
his vast array of hints and tips you will find scattered over this site will help you no end growing plants in your garden.

7 thoughts on “Nutritional Facts About Broccoli”

  1. Great post! I always knew that broccoli was good for you, but I had no idea of how beneficially it actually is. Another good way to get the benefits from broccoli without having to make it part of your meals; is by blending them up in your smoothies so that you can mask the taste of it with the other ingredients!

  2. WOW the beet sounds like a wonder food, it appears to full of vitamins, minerals and has a huge range of health benefits. You don’t mention in your post where these claims are proven. Is there any clinical studies proving these.
    If these are facts the I will be eating beets by the bucket load. Not sure about the hair dye idea, what colour would it be? Purple? Thanks for sharing. Cheers Kev

    • Good morning thanks for the follow, Yes it has been clinical proven about the power off beets you can reseach it by google. Thanks again and have a good day.

  3. Hello Norman
    Thanks for your post and letting readers know the nutritional facts of broccoli and advantages of eating this green rich vegetable.
    Like many kids, l never liked greens and eating any kind of vegetable was a punishment.
    when l grew up and knew broccoli can help against so many diseases,l started eating my greens and broccoli is in my plate at least once a week.
    what with blood pressure and helping with weight loss not to mention things like lowering cholesterol.
    Thanks so much, l have learned more facts about broccoli than l knew before l got here,tome it has always been a vegetable on my plate,never thought it has been around for so long.

    • Hello roamy it is so nice to meet you and thanks for sharing a part of your story with me. Yes getting our veggies is so important because of what they can do for our bodies. Also thanks for those encouraging words it inspires me to keep doing what i am doing, and please to tell others about my site thanks again and all the best to you.

  4. Wow. I am just blown away by how comprehensive your site is! You must have been working on it a long time, you have covered just about anything anyone would want to know.
    I chose to read the article about broccoli because it is my absolute favorite vegetable and after your post, I sure am glad I love it!
    Also, I must tell you, I am vegan and the picture at the top of your site should had my mouth watering!! Thanks for sharing!


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