Broccoli Magic Food From Earth
Johns Hopkins University published a study on broccoli , which claims that regular intake of broccoli reduces the risk of cancer by 60 % and reducing its growth by 75%.
We bring you 8 healthy facts of this vegetable :
1) Cancer Prevention
Contains Glucoraphanin which helpsÂ detoxification and neutralize carcinogens and other toxins and transport them out of the body
2) Reduction of cholesterol
Broccoli is made up of fibers that binds with bile acids and helps the body to excrete cholesterol.
3) Reduce allergy and inflammation
The study proved that broccoli reduces the effect of allergic substances in the human body.
4) Strong antioxidant
Broccoli is packed with antioxidant substances such as vitamin C , carotenoid lutein, zeaxanthin and beta carotene .
5) Strengthens the bones
Contains high levels of calcium and vitamin K , which are important for bone health and prevention of osteoporosis.
6) Healthy Hearth
Anti inflammatory property of sulforaphane helps at prevention and curing the damaged blood vessels due to inflammation within the circulatory system .
Contains Isothiocyanates (ITCs) which are detox regulating molecules made by glucosinolates that helps the detoxification at genetic level .
8) Better digestion
Vegetable with lots of fiber , which helps at digestion , prevents constipation and maintains low blood sugar levels .