Eat raw to enjoy most health benefits.
If cooking steam for 5 minutes
Stir-fry for best flavour, texture & health benefits.
Otherwise boil for 8-10 mins.
Broccoli means 'little sprouts' in Italian.
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 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 and 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|