This great broccoli like veggies is not broccoli at all.. it’s related to mustard greens and cabbage and has a bitter taste when raw. But when cooked it’s wonderful! Full of lots of nutrients and powerful antioxidants this highly nutritions food will do your body good.
Broccoli Rabe is packed full of lots of glucosinolates that help to prevent cancer and are important for preventing lung, colon, prostate, and colon cancer.
Broccoli Rabe is full of lots of Vitamins C and A (one serving provides 1/2 your daily needs) and these two great vitamins are important antioxidants that help rid the body of free radicals thus slowing the aging process. Plus live B vitamins from live foods are important for metabolism, mood enhancement, and for preventing birth defects.
And this great tasting veggie has lots of important trace minerals such as calcium for strong bones and muscles, potassium for cardiovascular health and water regulation, zinc for preventing colds and flues, selenium for enzyme reactions and for relaxing, magnesium for lowering blood sugar, and iron and copper for preventing anemia.
Broccoli Rabe also contains Vitamin K… that keeps your blood moving freely preventing platelets from sticking together and forming clots that create strokes and heart attacks. It also contains lots of lutein and zeazanthin which is important for eye health and for preventing macular degeneration.
Broccoli Rabe is a good anti-inflammatory agents and helps in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, strokes, arthritis, and cancer.
Broccoli Rabe has very little fat, it’s low in carbs, and has more protein than carbs, and low calories making it a great low calorie food for losing weight. Plus Broccoli Rabe is a good immune boosting agent preventing cancer, viral infections, and bacterial infections.
Broccoli Rabe also contains sulfur compounds that are important for cancer prevention and fiber to prevent colon cancer. Plus Broccoli Rabe is a good detoxing agent for the whole body. Other health benefits include helping to prevent high blood pressure and Alzheimer’s disease.
And it also contains indole-3-carbonol which has been proven in studies to kill candida albicans yeast cells. And Broccoli Rabe also contains Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids that are important for cardiovascular health.
You can use Broccoli Rabe for juice, stir fries, in salads, soups, stews, lasagna,… or just steam it and enjoy it natural.
You can buy Broccoli Rabe at your local supermarket
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