Broccoli – The ultimate anti-cancer food!

Broccoli is a tasty vegetable containing a sizable amount of sulforaphane, a compound that has been shown to fight cancer.  

Last Updated: Feb 02, 2016, 10:58 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Whether you liked it or not, broccoli is an all-star food with immense health behefits. It is one of the healthiest vegetables you can eat. A great source of vitamins K and C, it is also rich in folate (folic acid), potassium and fiber.

 

Broccoli is a tasty vegetable containing a sizable amount of sulforaphane, a compound that has been shown to fight cancer.

Low in calories, this cruciferous veggie helps fight breast, liver, lung, prostate, skin, stomach, and bladder cancers.

It is believed that the anti-inflammatory properties of sulforaphane may also benefit heart health.

 

The more broccoli you take, the better your health will be, so add it in all your recipes - from salads to pizza toppings!