Broccoli is an excellent source of:
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin K
Some Broccoli Sidekicks are: Brussels Sprouts, Red and Green Cabbage, Kale, Turnips, Cauliflower, Collards and Kohlrabi
Broccoli has been shown to fight cancer, boost the immune system, lower occurances of cataracts, support cardiovascular health, build bones, and decrease inflamation.
Broccoli is a natural chemopreventive in that is slows down the progress of cancer at many stages. The glucosinolates in broccoli are the cancer fighters. Broccoli's cancer fighters have been shown to especially fight breast and prostate cancer because the indoles work as cancer fighters against hormone-related cancers.
Tonight for dinner, I made Penne with Broccolini and Crispy Prosciutto