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Home > Diet & Nutrition > Food List > Broccoli

BROCCOLI

Broccoli & Chinese NutritionNature: cooling

 

Actions: clears heat, promotes diuresis, brightens eyes, aids summer heat problems. 

 

Conditions: conjunctivitis, nearsightedness,
difficult urination.

 

Nutrition:

Broccoli is loaded with nutrients. It is an excellent source of vitamin C and A, folate, potassium and fiber. Broccoli contains two anti-cancer compounds - sulforaphane and indoles.

 

1 cup cooked:
 

Calories

 44

Total fat

 (g) 0.5

Saturated fat

 (g) 0.1

Monounsaturated fat

 (g) 0

Polyunsaturated fat

 (g) 0.3

Dietary fiber

 (g) 4.5

Protein

 (g) 5

Carbohydrate

 (g) 8

Sodium

 (mg) 41

Beta-carotene

 (mg) 1.3

Vitamin C

 (mg) 116

Vitamin E

 (mg) 2.6

Folate

 (mcg) 78

Manganese

 (mg) 0.3

Potassium

 (mg) 456

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