Fun Food Facts #21

Fun Food Facts #21:
BRIEF FACTS ABOUT BROCCOLI

Broccoli

  • Broccoli contains twice the vitamin C of an orange
  • It has almost as much calcium as whole milk–and the calcium is better absorbed
  • It contains selenium, a mineral that has been found to have anti-cancer and anti-viral properties
  • Broccoli is a modest source of vitamin A and alpha-tocopherol vitamin E
  • It also has antioxidant properties

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Facts provided by: www.mercola.com

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