The prefect vegetable that is esthetically attractive, has a wonderful taste, can be cooked in every single way and is on top of the list for his nutritional value. In addition it’s really effective in losing weight and helps beating cancer.
In 1992, a researcher from “Jonhs Hopkins” University from America publishes his discovery in which the ingredients from the broccoli not only can prevent the progress of cancer in 60% in the research groups, but it can also reduce the size of the cancer. Today broccoli is the most sold and well known vegetable in America. Broccoli also contributes to the strengthening of the immune system, reduces the frequency of occurrence of cataracts, and supports cardiovascular health. Broccoli is reach with nutritive and has a very low caloric value.
100 grams of broccoli contains only 28 calories and 3 grams of protein. In the daily recommended dozes contains 67% vitamin C, 20% vitamin A and even 110% vitamin K. Adding to that, it contains more nutritive with powerful anticancer properties, small amount of selenium, thiamine, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, dietary fiber and manganese.
When you are shopping for a broccoli in a store you should chose a broccoli with a fresh smell, taut and solid hull, big and dark green head. (Not a yellow leaves in the head).
You can eat the broccoli fresh (well washed) in a salad combined with other vegetable or boiled and cooked like a sauce, with pasta or rise, omelet, or boiled like a soup.
The broccoli can be kept in the fridge up to 5 days. It can also be frozen in the fridge up to 1 year.