Broccoli, my ROCK STAR Vegetable
Broccoli is my rock star veggie! Not only is it delicious but it is filled with vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
- Fiber: Diets high in fiber promote positive digestion health
- Vitamin C: Is a powerful antioxidant which helps to protect the body from damaging free radicals.
- Potassium: A mineral and an electrolyte that is essential for the function of nerves and heart contraction
- Vitamin K: Essential for the functioning of many proteins involved in blood clotting
Also did you know? Broccoli gets its name from the Italian word “broccolo”, which means “cabbage sprout”.