Today I would like to talk a bit about one of the loveliest kinds of vegetables namely broccoli. This vegetable is low in calories containing dozens of nutrients and vitamins: C and A (beta-carotene), calcium, fiber and folic acid.
As a calcium source, broccoli is good for people that don’t eat dairy products. It is great for strong bones and osteoporosis prevention. Further, it controls high blood pressure due to high amount of both calcium and magnesium.
As a good source of Vitamin A (beta-carotene) and C, it boosts immune system with a large dosage of beta carotene strengthening immune defense functions reducing risks of numerous conditions including such eye problem as cataracts, some heart diseases and different kinds of cancer. Moreover, thanks to Vitamin C, broccoli is good for commond cold situations since it helps to improve overall health due to fighting with free…
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