Info on the vegetable


Broccoli is considered by many a synonym for healthy food.It is of the same family of kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, cabbage, collard greens, rutabaga, and turnips.


The consumption of Broccoli can provide a number of health benefits such as: decreased risk of chronic diseases-cancer,obesity,diabetes and heart disease- ,improved bone health, improved intestinal health and fauna.

Dietary content(according to the FDA):

Nutrition Facts Serving size: 1 medium stalk (raw) (5.3 oz / 148 g)

Calories 45   Calories from Fat 0 *Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amt per Serving %DV*   Amt per Serving %DV*  
Total Fat 0.5g 1%   Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%   Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sodium 80mg 3%   Sugars 2g  
Potassium 460mg 13%   Protein 4g  
Vitamin A 6%   Calcium 6%
Vitamin C 220%   Iron 6%