Health Benefits of Broccoli

Broccoli is one of the very low calorie vegetables, provides just 34 calories per 100 g. It is rich in dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and anti-oxidants that have proven health benefits.

Broccoli leaves (green tops) are an excellent source of carotenoids and vitamin A. Fresh heads are an excellent source of folates.


Eat broccoli while they are fresh. Otherwise, it can be placed inside the refrigerator wrapped in a zip pouch where it may be kept well for few days.


"Health Benefits of Broccoli." Broccoli Nutrition Facts. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Oct. 2016.