With just 27 calories and 3 grams of digestible carbs in half a cooked cup, broccoli is rich in important minerals like magnesium and Vitamin C.
This study proves that young broccoli sprouts reduce oxidative stress in diabetics. Broccoli may help lower insulin levels and protect cells from harmful free radicals produced during metabolism. It’s also a good source of antioxidants like lutein and zeaxanthin, which prevent eye diseases. Try our Vegetable Stir Fry recipe, a healthy one that comes with a dash of tasty.