Tag: Broccoli

Broccoli benefits, Vitamin content

– Contains twice the amount of potassium, phosphorus, and calcium than other types of cabbage.

– Contains practically the same amount of calcium as the same amount of milk.

– Rich in iron, zinc, manganese, sulfur, magnesium

– Contains a real arsenal of vitamins – C, B1, B2, B5, B6, PP, E, K, A.

– It may surprise you, but the content of vitamin C in broccoli is higher than in citrus fruits. About 100 g of broccoli provides almost 100% of your daily requirement of vitamin C and K.

– Due to the high content of vitamin B1, it regulates the activity of the nervous system.

– Contains methionine and choline, which prevent the increase of cholesterol levels and the development of atherosclerosis.

– Selenium, sulforaphane and anetoltrithione are actively considered as cancer-fighting substances in this green vegetable.

– The best choice for weight loss during low-calorie diets.

– Contains a large amount of dietary fiber, which is why it promotes the activity of normal intestinal microflora and prevents constipation.

– Stimulates bile production, liver and gall bladder functions.

– It is irreplaceable in the case of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Sulforaphane contained in it stabilizes the sugar level.

– Chlorophyll has a positive effect on the functioning of the hematopoietic system.

Broccoli benefits

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