This cruciferous vegetable should be a staple in every diet. A rich source of protein, calcium, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus, vitamins A, C, K, B1, B2, B3, B6, and folate, broccoli is one of the most nutrient-dense vegetables known to man. Also a rich source of sulphoraphane, a proven anticancer compound. Best nutritionally when steamed, but can be eaten raw or in a stir-fry as well.

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