Broccoli is an all-star food when it comes to great-tasting nutrition, with many health benefits. Broccoli is low in calories, rich in essential vitamins and minerals, in addition to fiber.
Broccoli is in the cruciferous family and is a close relative to Brussel sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower. Broccoli has sulforaphane, a sulfur-containing compound present in cruciferous vegetables. Researchers are studying the anti-cancer properties of sulforaphane and have come to some interesting conclusions, although more research is needed.
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