Children do not like, but they sure know that broccoli is the vegetable more healthy there. The list of benefits is endless, but what make any difference between the parts of it?
To be more precise, you know what parts are edible, and how much they really you know about its healing properties? What’s more, you know properly prepare broccoli? We hope this article will give you the answers to all your questions.
Usually, the broccoli floret use. It is rich in antioxidants, vitamins A, C and E, calcium and magnesium.
But what about the stems? Have you ever wondered if broccoli leaves are edible? Yes, both the leaves and stems are edible. This may come as a surprise to you, but 30 grams of broccoli leaves (which usually end up in the trash can) contain approximately 90% of the recommended daily vitamin A intake, important for the immune system and view.
The same amount of leaves of broccoli contains 43% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C. We have to remind that vitamin C has been shown to be effective in preventing cancer, true? Remember to not throw those precious leaves in the trash.
You are probably making the same mistake with stalks.Broccoli stems sweet taste and contain more fiber than the flower itself. Since broccoli stems require longer cooking, cook before adding the remaining vegetables.
Broccoli is one of the healthiest vegetables. Moreover, you can enjoy every bit of it and protect your health.