Benefits of Adding Broccoli as a Side:
We all know that broccoli is an awesome side dish. It’s a popular vegetable that has many healthy benefits. It’s full of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. Most of us are familiar with vitamins and minerals. But, what are antioxidants and what can they do for our health. Broccoli has antioxidants which are compounds found naturally in food. Many food scientists believe antioxidants can actually reduce your risk of cancer. Free radicals can cause damage to our cells that result in cancer. Our bodies form free radicals from variables like stress, exposure to harmful chemicals and poor diet.
The antioxidants from broccoli can help reduce or eliminate these free radicals. So, eating broccoli and other foods rich in antioxidants is like cleaning your body of harmful molecules. Improved bone, skin and digestive health are just a few of the many benefits of broccoli. With so many health benefits, it’s a common side in our Lean and Green Meals.
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