Essential health benefits of broccoli

Health benefits of broccoli

Broccoli can be cooked through blanching, steaming, sautéed etc. This vegetable is a good choice to include in your diet because it contains essential nutrients that can benefit your body.

According to our health food source, they are as follows:

  • It is high in vitamin C and dietary fibers.
  • Contains nutrients with anti-cancer properties.
  • Has powerful antioxidant compound.
  • It boosts liver function
  • helps in cholesterol reduction (packed with soluble fiber which draws cholesterol out of the body).
  • Reduces allergy reaction and inflammation.
  • It has significant amounts of omega 3 fatty acids.
  • Contains high level of calcium and vitamin K necessary for home health and osteoporosis prevention.
  • It helps to keep your body less acidic.
  • Helpful in heart health and detoxification.

Disclaimer: The list shown above is merely for information purposes only. If you need a medical advice, you should consult a doctor or other appropriate medical professional.

Recipes that you can try:

Note: Excessive consumption of food is not good to our health and can bring a negative result or bad effects in our body. Always eat the right kind and the right amount of food.

Read this recipe: Pork, broccoli and carrot slices in coconut milk
1 1/2 cups of pork meat slices
1 large-sized carrot
1 large-broccoli
2 cups coconut milk
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 tsp seasoning mix
1 tsp iodized salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
Vegetable oil
1/2 cup water
Read this recipe: Meaty pancit broccoli
227g pancit noodles
1 cup pork meat slices
1 small sized broccoli
1 1/2 tsp seasoning mix
1/2 tsp black pepper
4 tbsp soy sauce
Vegetable oil
4 cups water

Something to note: “Eating food with the whole family is one way to promote your bonding moments together, it also creates a happy environment, healthy lifestyle, positive thoughts about life and a helpful way to achieve an overall health”.

Remember: To make a healthier recipe, read food labels and choose to consider healthy ingredient-alternatives.

You may also want to read, this post compilation: Health benefits of fruits, vegetables, seafoods, meats etc.

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