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Top 19 health benefits of Eating Broccoli

10. Reverse the damage done by diabetes


“Eating broccoli could reverse the damage caused by diabetes to heart blood vessels”, BBC News has reported. It said that the  researchers have found the compound sulforaphane, present in broccoli, encourages the production of enzymes which protect blood vessels and cause a reduction in the number of molecules that can damage cells. Thus, eating broccoli can manage diabetes naturally.

11. Eye care


Today’s daily life demands a great eye care. The screens, lights, and pollution everything affects adversely to the delicate organ. Broccoli contains beta-carotene, vitamin A, phosphorous and other vitamins such B complex, vitamin C and E, which all in all helps in protecting eye damages like mascular degeneration, cataract, even repairs eye tissues and is a great help to eye problems.

12. Bone and joints


Strong skeletal gives an adamant structure to one’s body and defect in it can cause serious problems. Calcium, phosphorus, zinc, manganese, vitamin K helps in bone formation and reduces osteoporosis. These all are present in broccoli, making it more desirable veggie for bone problems. To one and all Broccoli helps a lot in boosting the bone health.

13. Skin care


Skin is the blanket that acts as a barrier and protects internal organs from external injuries. A dull skin can not only cause a  diverted attention socially but also invites infections easily. The elements present in broccoli like zinc, copper, vitamin C and minerals enhance the natural glow and avoids various skin problems. Vitamin K, folic acid present in it helps in avoiding various infections and maintaining healthy skin immunity.

14. Dental and oral health


Improving a lot of loopholes in the body, broccoli does not stop. It also promotes Dental health and very vital for solving oral problems. It is filled with natural minerals and vitamins which whitens the teeth. It also enhances oral health. Broccoli helps you smile, wider.

15. Supports healthy pregnancy


Broccoli, the small powerhouse of vitamins and minerals is very helpful at the time of pregnancy. The mother needs as much as vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbs, fibers, bioactive compounds possible to be found for the healthy growth of the baby. Various types of organic sulfur present also enhance the immunity system of the body, which makes it less prone to diseases.

Proper nutrition is very essential during pregnancy. Calcium helps to prevent osteoporosis in pregnant women, eliminating neural defects in the baby. It also helps to prevent gestational diabetes, a disease pregnant women get more often.

16. Improves men’s sexual health


Studies show an increased intake of folate can enhance semen production, which provokes stronger orgasms. Thus, improved fertility can be seen. Broccoli has vitamin A increasing the sperm count, eventually contributes to the sexual health of man. Not to agree more, broccoli is a multi-talented veggie.

17. Haircare


Man or women, hair is most important for external beauty and appearance. A little problem in it causes high alarm in us. Vitamin B and C strengthen hair follicles making hair stronger. They too strongly have their effect on hair loss and prevents it. Broccoli is loaded with vitamins A and C that help in producing sebum – a natural scalp oil that keeps the hair conditioned. Broccoli seed oil has a fatty acid which helps in regaining the luster of the hair.

18. Faster rate of metabolism

Broccoli has a diverse quality which makes the supermini tree loaded with everything a body desire for. Calcium and vitamins help to increase the rate of metabolism. The fiber in broccoli maintains healthy metabolism by increasing TEF( Thermal effect of food). This metabolism acts after eating the food.

19. Promotes weight loss


A wide range of vitamins, mineral, and fibers present in broccoli helps in losing weight. The fibers help in excretion of cholesterol and excess fat from the body. Thus, if wanting to lose weight, your diet food must include broccoli.

Do you know any other amazing broccoli health benefits, let us know in the comments section.

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1 comment

Anshula November 22, 2018 at 1:17 am

I knew that broccoli was healthy but I had no idea that it slows down the aging process! I love how you went in-depth into the benefits.


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