Wonder Veg – Broccolli

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Broccoli is a good source of fibre and protein, and contains iron, potassium, calcium, selenium and magnesium as well as the vitamins A, C, E, K and a good array of B vitamins including folic acid.

Broccoli is also packed with phytochemicals and antioxidants.Phytochemicals in broccoli are good for the immune system.

Broccoli also contains additional nutrients, including some magnesium, phosphorus, a little zinc and iron. .

Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable, and all vegetables in this group may be protective against some stomach and intestinal cancers

Broccoli can help lower cholesterol because the soluble fibre in the vegetable binds with the cholesterol in the blood. This binding makes the cholesterol easier to excrete, and consequently lessens cholesterol levels in the body.

它A 100 gm serving of raw broccoli has approximately [4] 32 calories, making it an excellent choice to add to meal when trying to induce weight loss. Broccoli can help promote satiety due to its fiber content thus keeping you fuller for longer periods.

Broccoli contains certain phenolic compounds that help keep chronic diseases at bay. [6] This lowers your chances of developing diabetes, asthma, heart disorders, and many other lethal diseases, thereby, decreasing mortality. Broccoli is most effective when consumed with other healthy, disease-preventing foods that are not processed.

它Nutrients, found in broccoli, like vitamins A and C are great for keeping your hair shiny, thick, and healthy. These vitamins also counter dry hair by regulating sebum production on the scalp to naturally moisturise hair. This leads to less brittle and fragile hair and reduces hair loss.

它Nutrients such as fibre, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin K, folate, and vitamin A in broccoli assist in boosting the bodys metabolism. Fibre, especially, shows a TEF (thermic effect of food) and can increase your metabolic rate after eating. It also promotes satiety by having a good amount of dietary fibre.

Broccoli combats the ageing process

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