The Benefits Of Broccoli

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If you could pick one veggie that would boost your immune system, while providing protection from cancer and supply high levels of vitamins and minerals to your body to slow down the aging process and give the highest protein value next to Spinach for vitality and strength, what would it be? Learn why Broccoli is the all-round winner in providing you with the highest nutritional value of any vegetable, and 3 tips you can use for picking fresh, high-quality Broccoli every time!

Most veggies are relatively low in nutritional value compared to the few dozen or so that are literally a thousand times more powerful in providing nutritional value and, can make a positive difference in your health you can feel! And out of those dozen or so veggies, Broccoli
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Daily Broccoli consumption has also been shown to be a Super-Hero in the prevention of heart disease and breast cancer. They say that Broccoli consumption is also associated with malodorous flatulence, which means, stinky farts (from metabolism of the sulfur-containing compounds it contains), but don't believe it! Everybody gets steamy, stinky farts for one reason or another, so why blame it on the Broccoli!

So how can you find the freshest, high-quality Broccoli, this side of heaven, in your local grocery store?

Memorize these 3 tips for spotting fresh, high-quality Broccoli:

Tip#1 Flower Tops:

Pick only the Broccoli where the flower tops are vivid combinations of green this side of the rainbow. Avoid flower tops that are yellowing, browning, or worse, dark green in spots that are mushy and rotting!

Tip#2 Stems:

The fresher the Broccoli, the lighter the shade of green in the stems. Pick only Broccoli with light green stems where you can see white beaming through! Avoid dark green stems with signs of leaf breakage that have hard, yellowing or brown edges.

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