Benefits of Eating Broccoli:

–  Can help slow down and prevent osteoarthritis

– Has sulforaphane that helps kill cancer stem cells

– Boosts immune system

– Can significantly improve your blood pressure and kidney function


How to Cook/Use Broccoli

One VERY important thing that most people don’t know about broccoli, is how to cook it.  You can boil broccoli but this cooks out A LOT of the nutrients.  The best way to cook broccoli is to steam it.  Use a steamer tool like the one below.

Roasted Broccoli


–   1 head of broccoli cut into florets

– 1 teaspoon of olive oil

– a pinch of black pepper

– 1/2 clove of garlic

– 1/4 teaspoon of lemon juice


– Preheat oven to 400 degrees F

– Toss broccoli with the oil, pepper, and garlic

– Spread broccoli onto a baking sheet

– Bake in oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until easily pierced with a fork

– Squeeze lemon juice over broccoli before serving

Easy to make broccoli…and tasty!

There are tons of other ways to flavor broccoli to make it tasty, different, and a healthy addition to your diet!

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