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Why Mom Was Right About Broccoli

We are eating 900% more broccoli? dozens, maybe even hundreds, of super-nutrients that support optimal, body-wide health

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We are eating 900% more broccoli than we did 20 years ago.  Now why such a huge jump over the years whats so great about broccoli you ask?  Well Lets get down to the nitty gritty Does anyone remember there mother always saying eat your veggies especially the broccoli.   When you eat broccoli, you’re getting dozens, maybe even hundreds, of super-nutrients that support optimal, body-wide health.


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  • Broccoli contains phytochemicals shown to benefit arthritis, cancer, immune system health, blood pressure levels, vision, skin health, blood sugar disorders  and much more

  • Eating broccoli raw, as opposed to cooked, will help protect it’s nutrients; broccoli sprouts are an even more nutritionally potent way to enjoy broccoli

  • You can grow your own broccoli sprouts at home inexpensively and in just a few days’ time.


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In 1970, consumption of broccoli was only a half a pound per person. Today, the average person in the United States eats four and one half pounds a year.  Three day old broccoli sprouts consistently contain 20 to 50 times the amount of chemoprotective compounds found in mature broccoli heads, and may offer a simple, dietary means of chemically reducing cancer risk    brocolli-benefits 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Hi, I'm Chris I've been working in kitchens for almost 20 years. Straight Outta My Kitchen is about Sustainable Fresh Local Products. Content Simple Easy Recipes to follow along at home. Straight Outta My Kitchen will strive to produce quality content on home cooking, cast iron, recipes, Product reviews, Food Photography and other things as I go along Looking forward to see how this all pans outs. When It comes to eating I definitely enjoy great flavors, seasonal inspired, great home cooked meals. Growing up I was always in the kitchen learning, watching, learning what does and doesn't go well together. Well Thanks for stopping by here and checking out my photos hope the make you hungry and want to go cook.

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