When we think of dieting, broccoli is one of the foremost veggies that come to our mind, as this green is packed with nutrients and antioxidants.
More About Broccoli
Broccoli is an edible green part of cabbage family and is believed to have originated in the Northern Mediterranean region. It has a large green head and thick stalks. It can be eaten raw in salads or can be blanched, boiled, and cooked. This cruciferous vegetable has a mildly bitter taste and has multiple health benefits.
100 grams of Broccoli contains:
- Calories: 35
- Carbohydrates: 7.2g
- Dietary Fibre: 3.3g
- Protein: 2.4g
It also contains Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, and Iron.
- Broccoli protects the blood vessels from damage, regulates blood pressure, and keeps the heart-healthy.
- Rich in fiber, broccoli is a great detoxification agent and aids digestion.
- Broccoli contains Beta- carotene, Vitamin A that protects eyesight and repair the damages done by harmful radiations on the eyes.
- It is an effective anti-pollution food due to its ability to act down on pollutants.
Fresh broccoli can be stored at room temperature and consumed within 2-3 days. To increase the self -life it can also be refrigerated.
Country of Origin: India
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