When I was a kid I was encouraged to eat mushy broccoli and wow I thought it was awful. Despite how often I was told it was good for me. Read on to find out exactly how it is good for you. If you’d told me then that in years to come I’d eat it constantly I’d never have believed you. Fast forward and here I am. I love it and it’s packed full of goodness – but do stop cooking long before it gets mushy 😉
What so good about broccoli?
Broccoli is a great source of Vitamins A, B2, B5, B6, Folic Acid. Among other things are these great for boosting your immune system and helping fight infections.
Do you get suffer from stress? Broccoli can help make anti stress hormones.
Maintains healthy hair, skin and nails – so you’ll look great too.
Packed with Vitamin C which is an essential anti-oxidant, makes collagen and, can help keep your bones, skin and joints strong.
Contains Vitamin B6 a natural anti depressant, it’s essential for protein digestion, can help with PMS and menopause symptoms.
Insoluble fibre so it promotes movement through your digestive system i.e. it’s great roughage!
There you go, it can help you fight infections, lowers stress levels and contains a natural anti-depressant. All that and it helps you look great too, what’s not to love? Sprinkle over some sesame oil for an added boost!