Everything I read says to eat Broccoli daily for good health!! I am working on few new recipes. I just can’t eat it plain everyday!! The good news is that since starting to cook healthier, my son enjoys snacking on it almost as much as chips!! Here’s the Chubby Chicks sugar free and mayonnaise free version of a favorite Broccoli Slaw recipe.
The folic acid in broccoli helps women sustain normal tissue growth.
The potassium in broccoli aids those battling high blood pressure, while a large amount of calcium helps combat osteoporosis.
Broccoli is also fiber-rich, which enhances the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and aims to reduce blood cholesterol levels.
Indole-3-carbinol (I3C)promotes “good” hormones, while working against destructive ones and is believed to prevent hormone-related cancers, such as breast- and prostate cancer.
The sulforaphane in broccoli also helps to increase the level of enzymes that block cancer, while the beta-carotene in broccoli transforms into vitamin A within the body, providing an effective antioxidant that destroys free radicals (responsible for weakening the defense of cells).
Additionally, the health benefits of broccoli have been linked to preventing and controlling the following medical concerns: Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, calcium deficiencies, stomach and colon cancer, malignant tumors, lung cancer, heart disease, arthritis, and even the aging process.10 Minute Recipe, Berries, Berry Salad, Blueberry, Broccoli Recipe, Broccoli Slaw, healthy Foods, Healthy Recipe, High Fiber, Low Cost, Low Fat Recipe, Low-Fat, Low-Sugar, RAW food, RAW recipe, Salad