- It contains chemicals that lower 'bad' cholesterol and protect the body against heart disease.
- The high calcium content helps to build and protect bones.
- It provides an excellent source of the antioxidants vitamin C and selenium.
- It is estimated that approximately 3-5 servings per week offer protection against cancer.
Don't enjoy eating broccoli on its own? Why not try mixing some in with a stir fry for added flavour.
Superfood tip: When selecting your broccoli, look for heads with rich colour and avoid any with pale, yellow or brown patches on the florets. Frozen broccoli contains all the nutrients of fresh broccoli.