Broccoli has a reputation as a superfood. It is an edible green plant in the cabbage family with a large flowering head and small associated leaves eaten as a vegetable. It is low in calories but contains a wealth of nutrients and antioxidants that support many aspects of human health.
- It is eaten either raw or cooked. Broccoli is a rich source of vitamin C and vitamin K.
- Broccoli resembles cauliflower, a different but closely related cultivar group of the same species.
- It supports the immune system and also helps in weight loss.