According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, broccoli is free of fat (contains less than 0.5 g fat per 85 g broccoli), cholesterol and low in sodium and calories. It's also a good source of folate and high in vitamin C.
- Broccoli contains cancer-fighting antioxidants and cooked broccoli offers more vitamin C than an orange.
- Research has shown that eating broccoli has many health benefits. It can help fight cancer, minimize cataracts and help prevent strokes.
Storage & Handling
- Storing temperature: 32° F.