13 Reasons Why You Should Eat Your Broccoli

  1. Broccoli is packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients including vitamins A, C, K, & B-complex, calcium, magnesium, selenium, zinc, & iron, and beta carotene.
  1. Broccoli has an ingredient called Sulforaphane that has antioxidant properties known to be anti-inflammatory, anti-aging and protects against cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases.
  1. Broccoli can inhibit the H-Pylori bacteria that causes digestive issues like ulcers and reduces stomach inflammation and helps protect the stomach lining.
  1. Broccoli is a brain food that has been shown to sharpen cognitive abilities, eliminate brain fog, improve memory and increase focus and concentrations skills. It may also help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
  1. Broccoli has natural antihistamine properties that can decrease seasonal allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sinusitis, sinus infections, colds, flu, and bronchitis. It can also ease migraines, stress and anxiety.
  1. Broccoli protects against heart disease and reduces the risk of atherosclerosis, strokes, and heart attacks. It can also help to lower high blood pressure and improve cardiovascular health.
  1. Broccoli helps in the development of muscles and bones and can help prevent injury osteoporosis. This can be especially beneficial for low levels of estrogen in females during menopause.
  1. Broccoli is high in fiber and assists in regulating blood sugar, increases blood antioxidant capacity, helping with issues such as Diabetes and insulin resistance.
  1. Broccoli improves vision and eye health and can significantly reduce the risk of macular generation and cataracts.
  1. Broccoli contains glucoraphanin that helps significantly reduces LDL cholesterol in humans.
  1. Broccoli can help the immune system and reduce viral loads (Including influenza) by increasing the activity of natural killer cells.
  1. Broccoli provides protection against UVA and UVB inflammation, sunburn, and skin damage.
  1. Your mother told you to.

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