If cooking steam for a maximum of 3 mins or stir-fry for best flavour, texture and health benefits.
One of the most nutritious vegetables about.
Broccoli contains compounds, which research strongly indicates, inhibit the development of some cancers.
Broccoli contains glutathione, a potent antioxidant that helps kick-start the immune system & combat infection
Broccoli means 'little sprouts' in Italian.
Broccoli is one of the most versatile vegetables... can be served raw or lightly blanched & used in salads, pasta dishes, omelettes, quiches, soups & as a side dish.
Store at 0ºC with a relative humidity of 90-100%.
Broccoli is very ethylene sensitive so store separately from ethylene producing fruits & vegetables.
Broccoli and blueberries may improve gut health
|Serving size: ½ cup, chopped - 82g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.4||0.6%||0.5|
|- saturated (g)||0.08||0.3%||0.1|
|- sugars (g)||1.5||2%||1.8|
|Dietary fibre (g)||2.8||9%||3.4||Contains dietary fibre|
|Vitamin C (mg)||46.7||117% RDI*||57.0||A good source of vitamin C|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.23||14% RDI*||0.28||A source of vitamin B6|
|Vitamin E (mg)||1.3||13% RDI*||1.6||A source of vitamin E|
|Folate (µg)||25||13% RDI*||31||A source of folate|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||90||12% RDI*||110||A source of vitamin A Equiv.|
|Niacin (mg)||0.8||8% RDI*||1.0|
|Iron (mg)||0.5||4% RDI*||0.6|
|Zinc (mg)||0.2||2% RDI*||0.3|
|Thiamin (mg)||trace||0% RDI*||trace|
|Riboflavin (mg)||trace||0% RDI*||trace|