Broccoli is a super food, did you know it contains 12 essential nutrients that keeps us healthy?
One medium stalk of broccoli has more vitamin K than you require in a day and contains more than 2 times your recommended vitamin C intake. Vitamin C and vitamin K are both bone building nutrients, that means if you eat a lot of broccoli during puberty, your bones will be very well maintained.
Broccoli is found to fight cancer by blocking a defective gene associated with tumor growth. Remember, if you steam or boil your broccoli you are losing 1/3 of the nutrients, instead try microwaving it preserves 90% of the nutrients.