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Why Eat Broccoli?

Why Eat Broccoli?

Botanical name: Brassica

Broccoli means “branch” or “arm” for the cross-shaped stems, like mini trees bearing the blossoms.

Broccoli is part of the cruciferous family of vegetables, and was a popular food eaten by the ancient romans. It actually grew on the wild on the  Mediterranean sea shores!

Broccoli contains It’s important to note that broccoli is best when eaten raw, because cooking and processing destroys some of its antioxidants. But by lightly steaming you can still get many of the vitamins and nutrients.

BROCOLI HAS :  Twice the vitamin C of an orange, almost as much calcium as whole milk (much better rate of absorption), & it contains anti-cancer and anti-viral properties through its selenium content.