Broccoli is a flower vegetable widely consumed all over the world. And it is not surprising because it is a very healthy food that gives us vitamins and minerals that are very necessary for us to enjoy good health.
Like most vegetables, broccoli is rich in water, up to 90% of its composition. It has macronutrients such as vegetable protein, carbohydrates and a very low fat content. Its contribution of fiber is quite high. Of the minerals of broccoli we can highlight potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, zinc and iodine. As for vitamins, broccoli gives us vitamin C, E, niacin or B3, thiamine or B1, beta-carotene and folate or B9.