Why broccoli needs to be a staple in your nutrition
Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that was first grown in the Italian province of Campania, and the Ancient Romans immediately saw it as highly valuable due to it’s potent healing effects.
Since those times, broccoli consumption has increased significantly (over 940 percent) in the West over the past twenty five years, most likely due to the growing evidence of how good it is for our bodies.
But really, just how good is broccoli? Let’s start with it’s incredible nutrient profile:
For the most benefits, it’s best the broccoli is raw or lightly steamed, but it is amazing in soups as well.