Broccoli Head - Organic
Sold by Head. *This product is sourced from an Organic Certified Farm.
Background/Usage: Broccoli is an all-star food with many health benefits. While low in calories, broccoli is rich in essential vitamins and minerals, in addition to fiber.
Broccoli belongs to a family of vegetables called cruciferous vegetables and its close relatives include Brussel sprouts, Cauliflower, and Cabbage. Broccoli contains sulforophane, a sulfur-containing compound present in cruciferous vegetables. Broccoli can be steamed, sauteed or stir-fried and can be eaten with Cheese, Rice, other vegetables. It tastes better when cooked than eaten raw. Mild cooking of Broccoli can retain all the vitamins.
Nutritional Benefits: A cup of cooked broccoli offers as much vitamin C as an orange, and is a good source of beta-carotene. Broccoli contains vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, iron, magnesium, potassium, and zinc too. It also provides fiber and is low in calories.