Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that must be included by everyone in their diet plan. There are many delicious broccoli recipes available on internet that people can try their own. As far its nutritional content is concerned, this vegetable is rich in protein, carbs, vitamins, like folate, A, K and C, as well as minerals. This healthy veggie supplies these nutrients for less calories. Intake of this vegetable in any form along with other nutritious vegetable is said to reduce the risk of several lifestyle-related health conditions, for instance heart disease, diabetes and obesity. This plant food when consumed daily in can meet the requirement for calcium and vitamins, that improve bone health, improve overall skin texture, and improve digestion.
- In order to store this vegetable, keep it in loose plastic bags in refrigerator.
- Wash it only when you want to eat it either raw or in cooked form.
- It must not be kept at room temperature.
- It can be added to pizza, pasta, sandwich, wrap and soup.
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