Broccoli

The broccoli is a vegetable that belongs the cabbage family. Its consumption increases constantly, since it is a healthy food with multiple culinary uses. It has a pleasant taste and it is rich in mineral and vitamins. It is also low in calories.

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The broccoli is a vegetable that belongs the cabbage family. Its consumption increases constantly, since it is a healthy food with multiple culinary uses. It has a pleasant taste and it is rich in mineral and vitamins. It is also low in calories.

Broccoli consumption can help people who suffer stress or nerves. It is an important iron source for women during menstruation and helps to lower blood pressure.

The most consumed broccoli varieties are those of the Calabrés green type, although it also exists the Romanesco type, considered by some authors a type of cauliflower, and the Verona type.

It is a foodstuff rich in vitamins, mainly vitamin C and A. It contains fiber, calcium, iron and potassium. Besides, it is low in calories and fats, reason why it is recommended in diets.

The broccoli is a plant similar to the cauliflower. Like the latter, the edible part are the flowers before their opening, grouped in inflorescences forming more irregular and opened heads than in the case of the cauliflower. In this case, the colour may be dark green, bluish or purple, depending on the varieties.

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