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Broccoli is high in nutrients and calcium. Half of the fiber is insoluble and half is soluble. A great choice for any weight loss diet and can help stave of some cancers like colon, prostate, and breast cancer. Broccoli may cause gas in some people, but adding garlic or ginger to the dish may help lessen gas. Broccoli is a negative calorie food so your body will burn more calories during digestion.
Broccoli lowers Cholesterol and has antioxidant benefits...steam some up!
Too Much fat clogs your arteries. Eat these foods Dark, rich 86% COCOA contains phenols, the same heart-protecting substance found in red wine AND DOES NOT AFFECT CHOLESTEROL. Lycopene, IS A compound that gives tomatoes their color, acts like an antioxidant by keeping cholesterol from building in artery walls & pink grapefruit is ALSO an antioxidant that helps protect your arteries from cholesterol damage.Pectin, the fiber in apples, binds itself to cholesterol NOT YOUR ARTERIES!
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