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It is an edible green plant in the cabbage family whose large flowering head, stalk and small associated leaves are eaten as vegetable.
It has large flowering head which is usually dark green in color, arranged in a tree like structure branching out from a thick stalk which is usually light green in color.
Broccoli resembles cauliflower. It is a rich source of Vitamin K and Vitamin C. It contains Sulfur, glucosinolate and sulforaphane which can be diminished by boiling, but better preserved by steaming, microwaving or stir frying.
Commonly found Region:
Europe, North America, Italy etc
|Vitamins and mineral
|Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Sodium, Zinc
|Phytochemicals and antioxidant
|Flavonoid, carotenoids, glucobrassicin, Zeaxanthin, kaempferol
Broccoli has a high level of glucoraphanim a compound that is converted into a potent antiodidant called sulforaphane during digestion.
Contains bioactive compound that reduces inflammation on body tissues.
Can support better blood sugar control in people with diabetes
It slows down aging process
Possible uses in food preparation:
Can be used in pan fried broccoli roasted broccoli
Broccoli stir fry
Creamy Broccoli Potatoes soup
Broccoli cheese with rice casserole
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