Broccoli is one of the most sold in the United States in the last 25 years vegetables.
By regular consumption of this healthy vegetable amazing you will be able to reduce the chances of coping with any kind of heart-related and health conditions disease, type 2 diabetes and various cancers.
Thanks to the flavonoids, which can be found in this super-ingredient, our body is able to fight diseases more easily.
By eating broccoli every third day without doubt strengthen the entire body and the immune system, then reduce inflammation and also to improve and stimulate the function of the cardiovascular system in general.
According to the value of nutrients in 100 grams of broccoli there are only 28 calories and 3 grams of protein. When it comes to supply your body with the recommended daily doses of certain compounds, broccoli contains 67% of the daily dose of vitamin C, 20% of vitamin А and even 110% of vitamin К. Besides all this, this very healthy vegetable contains numerous nutrients that have anti-cancer, small amount of selenium, thiamin, riboflavin, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, fiber, folic acid and manganese powerful properties.
In addition, broccoli contain large amounts of phenolic compounds (these are antioxidants that have the ability to reduce the risk of stroke, cancer, cardiovascular diseases and health conditions and are the key element in the fight against different types of inflammation that might occur in the body).
Phenols are tasteless and stable, which means they can not be destroyed by high temperatures. When we consume these compounds, our body absorbs them and sends them in certain parts of the body, or stored in the liver. So they are spreading through the bloodstream, thereby reducing inflammation with anti-oxidant activity.
The human body can not produce by itself phenols, which means we have to introduce these compounds through the food we eat. The best way to achieve this is consuming vegetables from the cabbage family. Doctors recommend we consume these vegetables, especially broccoli, on every third day.