Broccoli is a popular protein-rich vegetable that boosts the immune system. It adds texture and color to any dish, can be prepared with or without other ingredients and can be eaten raw or cooked .
This green veggie is actually a member of the cabbage family. Its name is derived from the plural form of the Italian term broccolo which means the flowering top of a cabbage.
Other than its well known benefit in improving the body’s immune system, this so-called superfood has other potentials in the area of reducing a person’s risk of cancer. A new study has initially found that broccoli might be able to protect the skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays thereby preventing the onset of cancer. [Read more…]