Broccoli is one of the healthiest vegetables the mankind has been blessed with. Also it is hugely appreciated for its unique taste and crunchiness. It belongs to the family of cruciferous vegetables with the likes of cabbage, cauliflower, brussel sprouts et al. All around the world people are now including broccoli in their regular diets owing to its numerous health benefits.
Broccoli shares cancer fighting properties with other cruciferous vegetables, the soluble fiber it contains helps in eliminating cholesterol from our bodies, it is packed with Vitamin c and flavonoids, the calcium and Vitamin K content is great for bone health, it is high in fiber which is good for digestion, prevents constipation, maintains blood sugar levels, and curbs overeating. The antioxidants present in broccoli are great for skin and it also has anti aging properties. It is good for a healthy vision and promotes cardiovascular health, also iron and folic acid helps with anaemia.
Now we have given you enough reasons to include this super healthy vegetable in your diet, but you might be wondering how can you do that in a tasty way other than just steaming or stir frying it. To make it a little simpler for you, we have put together a few delicious broccoli recipes that include salad, soup, pasta, parathe et al, that you should definitely try!