Broccoli, member of cruciferous vegetable family, is already named the healthiest vegetable in the world, and this is not a made up fact. Despite being the most hated in the consumers, mainly children all over the world, it serves some great benefits to your health benefits.
The more fibrous food you eat, the more body will be able to flush out impurities from your body. And broccoli is one of the ideal for being fibrous veggie that actively works as to remove cholesterol from your body.
For those who are looking out for the way to get rid of general allergies from your body, without being depending on medication, you should add broccoli in your diet. Why? Because it has ability of Kaempferol, which helps reducing effects of allergy, plus with additional omega 3 fatty acid.
Broccoli is enriched with antioxidants as compared to fruits and berries. It is not only a great source of vitamin C but it also accompanied with flavonoid which is useful in processing Vitamin C. other than that it is also source of antioxidents like carotenoids lutein, zeaxanthin and beta-carotene and list goes on.
Broccoli is also packed with calcium and vitamin K, which helps in maintaining good health and keep it better dense. And hence prevent it from osteoporosis, in which bones tend to be weaker and brittle due to deficiency of calcium.
Yes, you read it right! Meanwhile giving above benefits it also boosts immune system you body, which eventfully help you fight with better with cancer. Extra tip, other members in cruciferous vegetable family like cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and cabbage also does the same thing.
Heart health Issues:
Most of the time, due to inflammation caused by chronic blood sugar level, blood vessel tent to get damage. And broccoli’s anti-inflammatory properties like sulforaphane help to cure the damage.
On Diet Front:
Just compare a fist full of broccoli and brown rice or corn and you’ll notice, broccoli is high on fiber, protein and low on calories. And being cruciferous vegetable frat, broccoli is better at digestion, low on carb, comparatively low on sugar and better for constipation.
Isn’t these benefits enough for you to add broccoli in your diet and respect it.