Broccoli

Broccoli is a great source of plant-based protein, is low in calories, and packed full of other beneficial plant compounds. It definitely earns a place in my personal ‘TOP 10’ list of beneficial veggies.

 

  • 40 calories / 100g
  • 87% water

Great source of:

  • Vitamin A, B6, C & K
  • Calcium
  • Folate
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Potassium
  • Phosphorus
  • Dietary fibre

 

Broccoli may:

  • Support immune system functioning.
  • Reduce oxidative stress that can lead to the development of cancer cells.
  • Regulate cholesterol levels, reduce blood pressure and lower the risk of heart disease.
  • Support eye health & prevent macular degeneration and night blindness.
  • Help maintain bone density and support healthy teeth&nails.
  • Improve digestive health, prevent constipation & minimise symptoms of IBS.
  • Prevent premature skin aging & irritation as well as assist in wound healing.
  • Support liver function & blood detoxification.
  • Improve hormonal health & adrenal gland functioning.
  • Increase metabolism and support healthy weight management.
  • Assist cognitive functioning into old age.
  • Improve fertility.