Instead of throwing out broccoli stems, grate them and add them to salads or slaw. Or peel and cut them into sticks, as you would carrots, to eat as a snack. Broccoli sticks are yummy and good for you, too.
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Broccoli assists the body in producing protective enzymes and is high in fiber which promotes overall health. A British study showed broccoli may reverse complications of diabetes through this process. Additional benefits are the calcium & potassium in broccoli helps keep your bones and teeth strong and waistline small Try Broccoli with seasame seeds
Broccoli has a strong, positive impact on our body's detoxification system and cholesterol-lowering ability, B-complex vitamins in broccoli are good for heart health. Broccoli has a combination of both vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene) and vitamin K which keep levels of our vitamin D metabolism in balance. Try to eat 1/2 cup of brocolli a day or at least 2X per week to gain its benefits, Diabetics should definetly have this if they are low in vitamin D
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