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Saturday, March 12, 2011

Broccoli: The Green prevent cancer

   Broccoli is one of the popular vegetable. The content of vegetables broccoli provedmore beneficial to health. Broccoli is also easily found in supermarkets and traditionalmarkets. Vegetables coming from Italy this is a dark green vegetable with the head ofthe stem at the stem. Broccoli is a member of the Brassica family.
Broccoli (Brassica oleracea) is a flower of a type of vegetable cropscabbage-kubisan. This vegetable is a collection of flowers that form a set of florets.Guess what? Broccoli found effective in preventing heart attacks and strokes.Contained chemicals sulforaphane in broccoli, serves to strengthen the immunesystem to prevent clogged arteries.
The result of the research journal Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biologyclaims, broccoli effective in preventing heart attacks and strokes. Contained chemicalssulforaphane in broccoli, according to the researchers, serves to strengthen theimmune system to prevent clogged arteries.

Broccoli Health Benefits:
  • Preventing cancer 
Broccoli effective against various types of cancer such as breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, liver cancer, and cancer of the small intestine.Broccoli contains anti-cancer substances in the form glucoraphanin, diindolylmethane, beta carotene, selenium and other nutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, zinc, potassium, and amino acids.
  • Detoxification 
The content of vitamin C, sulfur, and amino acids in broccoli is a powerful detoxifying agent that eliminates free radicals and toxins from the body. Broccoli also cleanse the blood of the disease due to toxins such as boils, itching, arthritis, rheumatism and eczema.
  • Prevent stomach upset 
Fiber in broccoli prevent constipation by maintaining fluid and stimulate the colon.Magnesium and vitamins in broccoli neutralize gastric acidity and reduce inflammation.
  • Caring skin 
Broccoli contains powerful antioxidants, namely beta-carotene and vitamin C. In addition, vitamin B complex, vitamin E, vitamin A, vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, amino acids and folic skin care, regeneration of cells, and makes the skin glow.
  • Preventing heart disease 
Broccoli is rich in fiber, beta carotene, omega-3 fatty acids and other vitamins that help reduce "bad" cholesterol, protect heart function and regulate blood pressure.
  • Maintaining eye health 
Zeaxanthin, beta carotene, vitamin A, phosphorus, vitamin B complex, vitamin C and vitamin E in broccoli is good for eye health. They protect the eyes from macular degeneration, cataracts, and damage from sunlight radiation.
  • Strengthen immunity 
The content of selenium, copper, zinc, phosphorus and other vitamins and minerals in broccoli support the body's immune system against various infections.
  • Maintaining bone health 
Broccoli is rich in calcium and other minerals like magnesium, zinc, and phosphorus is beneficial for children, elderly, pregnant women and nursing mothers. The group is vulnerable to osteoporosis and calcium deficiency.
  • Nutrition for pregnancy 
Broccoli contains many nutrients that pregnant women needed such as protein, calcium, vitamins, antioxidants, iron, and phosphorus. Broccoli is also rich in fiber, so suitable for pregnant women who usually suffer from constipation during pregnancy. 
  • Normalize blood pressure 
Mineral content and chromium in broccoli helps regulate blood sugar and blood pressure.
  • Prevents anemia 
Broccoli contains iron and protein are important for patients with anemia.

Besides can be eaten raw, broccoli can be processed into a variety of deliciousdishes. Like other vegetables, broccoli is rich in provitamin A/carotenoids, folic acidand vitamin C. Cook briefly for vitamins is not damaged and the color is stillinteresting. But for fresh green broccoli, boiled with boiled water that has been addedwith 1/2 tsp salt. In addition to vitamins, broccoli also contain a variety of importantminerals such as calcium, potassium, potassium, iron and selenium. Other substancescontained in broccoli is the sulfur in the form of glucosinolate, a compound antidote,monoterpene and genestein. Flvonoid and fibers also contained enriched nutrient content of broccoli. The content of vitamin C in broccoli amount more than orange?Calcium content of broccoli also greater than a glass of milk, and broccoli are alsoknown to contain more fiber than a slice of bread wheat!

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