Broccoli is a vegetable that is rich in minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus and potassium. It is also known to be a hearty and tasty vegetable that is rich in dozens of nutrients. Raw broccoli is very low in calories and contains almost 90% water, 7% carbs, 3% protein, and almost no fat.
- You can enjoy broccoli - cooked or raw and is a great addition to your healthy salad bowl.
- The Italian name for broccoli is "broccolo," meaning the flowering top of a cabbage.
- It is considered a superfood due to its numerous health benefits