“Every time you eat or drink, you are either feeding disease or fighting it.”
– Heather Morgan
– 5 cups of bite-sized pieces broccoli (stem and florets)
– 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
– 1 1/2 tablespoons EVOO
– salt and pepper to taste
Serves 4 to 6
1. cook the broccoli in salted boiling water until tender. Chill.
2. toss broccoli with the remaining ingredients.
3. Variation: you can make this salad with any leftover cooked vegetables (cauliflower, green beans and others)
One cup (91 grams) of raw broccoli packs 
- Carbs: 6 grams
- Protein: 2.6 gram
- Fat: 0.3 grams
- Fiber: 2.4 grams
- Vitamin C: 135% of the RDI
- Vitamin A: 11% of the RDI
- Vitamin K: 116% of the RDI
- Vitamin B9 (Folate): 14% of the RDI
- Potassium: 8% of the RDI
- Phosphorus: 6% of the RDI
- Selenium: 3% of the RDI
Broccoli can be eaten cooked or raw — both are perfectly healthy but provide different nutrient profiles. Eating broccoli may lower blood sugar and improve diabetic control. This is likely related to its antioxidant and fiber content.
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Medical Disclaimer: You should also see your doctor and/or nutritionist if you think you may be deficient in specific nutritional vitamins. They can help determine what’s causing your symptoms and, if needed, recommend ways to balance your daily vitamin intake.
- GOODMAN, M. and HOLLAND, L., 2006. Food to Live By: The Earthbound Farm Organic Cookbook. Workman Publishing Company.
- SELF STAFF, 2018-last update, Broccoli.