I know right? ???
So yeah, broccoli is a brassica.
That’s the family of vegetable it belongs to, which also includes cabbage, cauliflower and kale.
Western Australia grows A LOT OF brassicas.
Broccoli contains antioxidants and vitamins such as vitamin C.
Its thought to prevent cancer, reduce cholesterol, and reduce allergic reactions and inflammation.
But wait, there’s more!
Broccoli also contains high levels of vitamin K and calcium which are important for bone health.
Its also high in fibre which aids in digestion, prevents constipation, and maintains low blood sugar.
So yeah, I guess you could say its good for you!
If you haven’t already… do yourself a favour and give broccoli a try today!
Sinha S. 7 health benefits of broccoli. The Times of India. 2014.