Broccoli is green vegetables and is rarely found in our Macedonian cuisine, and it is a true treasure trove of useful nutrients, which are very important for the maintenance of human health. It contains large amounts of vitamins A, C and E, minerals: calcium, magnesium, iron, beta-carotene, folic acid and many other useful ingredients.
Broccoli is a powerful antioxidant, which protects the body from the harmful effects of free radicals. It detoxifies the body. Detoxification is a process for cleaning the body from poisons (toxins), which reduce immunity and increase the likelihood of disease. Accordingly, broccoli is a great natural remedy that strengthens immunity. By strengthening the immune system in the body, it successfully combats infections and other harmful effects on the body. Broccoli prevents the occurrence of many diseases, including malignant diseases. It maintains the body in excellent psycho – physical fitness.
Broccoli maintains the health of the heart and blood vessels.
Consuming broccoli maintains the health of the heart and makes the blood vessels more elastic, which improves the circulation of blood in the body. thus protecting against cardiovascular diseases, say global doctors, who advise everyday consulting of broccoli.
Broccoli increases the production of enzymes that protect the heart from various damage.
It is known that five smaller portions of vegetables daily reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, and according to the latest research results, at least one of those meals should be with lightly boiled broccoli, but broccoli can be eaten raw and salad dressing , seasoned with lemon juice and olive oil.
It is rich in iron, it is rich in C-vitamin and allows to eliminate the excess of retained fluid in the body, thereby eliminating toxins from the body and relieving the heart. It reduces and prevents weakness, because it contains iron and painful acid, as well as vitamins from group B.
People who eat broccoli have a significantly lower cholesterol level, which is the main cause of atherosclerosis, and therefore for cardiac and stroke. It is known that the consumption of broccoli and similar types of vegetables reduces the risk of cardiac and stroke, writes the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
Broccoli is good for the brain.
Brain injuries damage these proteins, and the study found that broccoli reduce the loss of function of those proteins.
The protective properties are attributed to sulfurfan, an ingredient that is present in broccoli, but also in other vegetables from that family.
Broccoli also protect against cancer, and young broccoli (just a few days old) are still better protected because they contain 20 times more SGS (Sulfurophate glucosine), which is responsible for the fight against disease.
Broccoli – antistress vegetables.
Broccoli is the best antistress vegetable. It reduces stress, improves mood, so it is recommended to all people who are stressed, but also to athletes and children in development who need it, during that period of growth and development of the body, a stronger diet rich in vitamins, minerals and salts and other useful and necessary nutrients.