find out about your vegetables.

Broccoli

Broccoli is an edible green plant in the cabbage family whose large flowering head, stalk and small associated leaves are eaten as a vegetable. Broccoli is classified in the Italica cultivar group of the species Brassica oleracea.

Benefits

1. Rich source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants
2. Aids digestion

Myths

One cup of broccoli is enough to give you all the vitamin C that you need for that day. The vitamin C in one orange is equal to that of a cup of broccoli.

Best Cooking Method

Steamed broccoli may be one of the healthiest ways to cook broccoli because it's quick and nutrients and vitamins won't be lost in the cooking water, as can be the case with boiled broccoli.