Broccoli is a vegetable that looks flower-like. It contains phytochemicals that benefits various defects in a human body. It can be eaten raw or cooked. It’s most advisable to eat it raw as it helps protect its nutrients especially the sprout. It has nutrients that support optimal body health.
Broccoli has an element known as sulforaphane that:
Blocks enzymes that are key destructive, and damage cartilage, and also help slow down arthritis.
Helps kill cancer cells.
Improves blood pressure and kidney function.
It normalizes the DNA pattern.
Stimulates antioxidants defense pathways that can directly reduce oxidative stress and slow down your immune system.
It also encourages production of enzymes that protect blood vessels and reduce number of molecules that cause cell damage, up to 72%
It may help reverse diabetes, heart attack and stroke.
It also contains an element known as glucoraphain that boosts cell enzymes that protect against molecular damage from cancer causing chemicals.
Consumption of broccoli supports body’s detoxification and eye health since it carries with it high levels of carotenoids and lutein. It also contains fiber that facilitates better digestion. It has nutrients such as potassium, calcium, protein and vitamin c. Broccoli reduces blood sugar levels and benefits the skin as sulforaphane helps repair skin damage. The lutein in the vegetable helps prevent thickening of arteries while kaempferol flavonoids fight allergies and inflammation.
It’s recommended to eat raw vegetables such as salmon, garlic, zucchini, spinach, avocado, pepper, sunflower, sprouts and so many others.