Superfoods – Broccoli

It’s not to everyone’s tastes but Broccoli is definitely a super food.

Part of the cabbage family Broccoli originates from the northern Mediterranean region and arrived in the UK in the 18th century. It has long been recognised for its health benefits.
 
 
It is high in vitamin C, ounce for ounce it has more than an orange. It contains calcium, dietary fiber and multiple nutrients with anti-cancer properties.
The cancer related benefits of broccoli are significantly reduced if it is boiled, however it can be steamed, microwaved and stir fried without affecting it’s anti-carcinogenic compounds.

When something is that good, we really should eat it!