soup is a better way to get more antioxidants and vegetables such as broccoli is one of them, that nourish the body, stimulate the metabolism and elimination of toxins. Broccoli has twice vitamin C an orange almost as much calcium as whole milk and good levels of vitamin C, B vitamins, minerals like manganese, potassium and copper, dietary fiber. It also has selenium, which possess great anti-cancer and anti-viral properties.
One study shows that eating broccoli can help prevent colon cancer and especially prostate cancer, but its effectiveness is linked to our cooking method. Cooking methods such as boiling and microwave, however, destroy myrosinase. Because broccoli contains an enzyme called myrosinase that sulforaphane activated compound, which is mainly found in cruciferous vegetables and have anti-cancer properties.
best way to cook broccoli
When myrosinase enzyme reacts with glucoraphanin producing sulforaphane, and the reaction occurs when these two compounds in the mixture, often caused by chewing plant . It is very important to cook broccoli in a way that preserves its nutrients and important and best way to preserve enzyme myrosinase is lightly steamed broccoli for no more than three to five minutes.
cream of broccoli anti-cancer soup recipe
2 tsp. oil extra virgin olive
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 medium stalks celery,
2 potatoes finely medium chopped, peeled and cubed
4 cups fresh broccoli, including stems, withdrawals florets after steaming.
2 ½ cups chicken broth
sugar 1 cup almond milk
salt and freshly ground black pepper
¼ cup feta cheese (optional)
heat the oil over medium heat in a large pot.
Saute onion and celery 4-5 minutes until softened.
Add the potatoes and broccoli stems, saute 2 minutes.
Now add the broth and almond milk, bring to a boil.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes.
When simmered and softened vehicles, Pour soup into a blender and puree until very smooth.
decorate serving dishes with lots of broccoli sprouts and feta CHEESE- thus produced sulforaphane.
Makes 6 servings.
By making creamy broccoli soup, myrosinase is destroyed during the time of simmering. That’s why we are using tiny flower buds of broccoli to garnish the soup and retain myrosinase.
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