Broccoli has a Latin name Brassica oleracea. Broccoli is a vegetable crop that includes the cabbage family (Brassicaceae). The ancient Greeks, plants from the middle east region has been long cultivated. And vegetables that contain lots of vitamin C is becoming known in Indonesia around 1970. Until now, the broccoli is very popular as food.
It has long been the kind of vegetables like cauliflower, is believed to have huge benefits for the health of the body. One of them is to deal with all matters of the stomach. Like other vegetables, broccoli is rich in provitamin A or carotenoids, vitamin E, folic acid and vitamin C. According to some experts beauty, vitamin A in broccoli contain antioxidants that are better than that possessed by antioxidant vitamin C. In addition, the benefits of skin rejuvenation is very good because evitel revitalization of vitamin A can prevent and slow the aging of the skin. It is one of the many benefits of broccoli. Here are some reviews about the benefits of broccoli and how to get it.
Overcoming All Stomach Problems
Broccoli is useful to overcome constipation. From the most minor problems. Broccoli contains nutrients, fivonoid, and fiber. As we all know that fiber is needed by the body to facilitate the digestive process. And fiber in broccoli can prevent constipation or better known as constipation.
The latest research and more specifically to the idea that broccoli can reduce the risk of a variety of digestive disorders such as gastritis, gastric infections, and possibly stomach cancer. In a study in Japan, the experts found that eating 70 grams of fresh broccoli every day for 2 months to protect the Man of the bacteria associated stomach ulcer disease, gastric infections, and stomach cancer. Substances in broccoli is most important to prevent the affairs of the stomach is sulforaphane also able to increase production of enzymes in the liver. These enzymes act took carcinogenic substances (causing cancer) are and out of cells. In addition, sulforaphane has the ability to kill Helicobacter pylori (the bacteria working bully stomach). And in the medical world, these bacteria are the main causes of injuries and cancer, and stomach.
Prevent cell damage blood vessels in diabetes. In addition to matters of the stomach, researchers from the University of Warwick believes if sulforaphane has a role in restoring the blood vessels damaged by high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia), which is closely related to diabetes.
Alzheimer's is a form of dementia (memory loss) is most common among older people. Disease activity sufferers everyday. Actually broccoli has long been believed to have an important role to cure the disease. Many researchers suspect that broccoli contains compounds antiacetylcholinesterase. In a study conducted by King's College in London, broccoli is considered to have the most powerful antiacetylcholineaterase properties.
How to Take Benefits of Broccoli. To get the benefits already mentioned above, would not then you can just buy and eat broccoli. Then expect to get benefits. Broccoli is good to have a dark green color and coarse-textured clear.
There are several ways to eat broccoli, so you still get health benefits. If you like fresh vegetables, broccoli, can you direct consumption. Or you can also make as one Lalapan content and also mixed with other vegetables for salads. Another option, you can consume in the form of broccoli juice.
If you do not really like eating right, you can choose to boil it first. But keep in mind, you should not steam or boil the broccoli more than 5 minutes over 1 inch boiling water. Because sulforaphane content of broccoli could be lost if cooked too long. And please note, the content of sulforaphane in broccoli fresh higher than in broccoli steamed boiled or overcooked.
If you want to wash the broccoli, you should do the washing in cold tap water. And you should not soak broccoli because the active substances or nutrients can be dissolved in water.