About Nutritional Value of Broccoli: How Much Do You Know?

January 05,2022

Broccoli, also known as cauliflower, is a vegetable. Broccoli originated from the Mediterranean coast of Europe. Because of its rich nutrition and excellent taste, it was recommended by The times as the fourth of the top ten healthy foods.


Broccoli is not only a nutritious vegetable, but also a health vegetable. Ancient Westerners praised broccoli as "a good medicine given by God" and "a doctor for the poor".


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Nutritional Value of Broccoli


Many people think that tomatoes and peppers are the most vitamin C-rich vegetables. In fact, the vitamin C content of broccoli is higher than them and significantly higher than other ordinary vegetables. Moreover, broccoli has a wide range of vitamins, especially the rich content of folic acid, which is also an important reason why its nutritional value is higher than that of ordinary vegetables.


Rich Vitamin K


Vitamin K in broccoli can maintain the toughness of blood vessels and is not easy to rupture. Some people's skin will become blue and purple once they are slightly collided and hurt, which is due to the lack of vitamin K in the body. The best way to supplement is to eat more broccoli.


Ample Vitamin C


Broccoli is rich in vitamin C, which is not only conducive to human growth and development but also can improve human immune function, promote liver detoxification, enhance human physique, increase disease resistance and improve human immune function.


Thiophenol thioketone


Broccoli also contains thiophenol thione, which can reduce the enzyme forming melanin and prevent the formation of skin pigment spots. Regular consumption can smooth an appetizer, and has a good whitening effect on the skin.




The flavonoids contained in cauliflower can reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease.


Sulforaphane Substance


Studies have shown that broccoli contains a substance called sulforaphane, which has a strong anti-cancer effect, especially for breast cancer, rectal cancer, gastric cancer, and other preventive effects. Scientists have extracted this substance from broccoli for cancer prevention and adjuvant treatment.


Various Indole Derivatives


According to American nutritionists, there are many indole derivatives in broccoli, which can reduce the level of estrogen in the body and prevent breast cancer.




Broccoli contains the antioxidant isothiocyanate, which can protect the eyes from ultraviolet rays in the sun.




Glucosinolates are only abundant in broccoli. They can help break down fat in the human body and prevent them from blocking arteries. It is believed that glucosinolates may have a certain effect on the prevention of heart disease and some cancers.


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