Health benefits of raw broccoli

It could help fight cancer

The health benefits of broccoli have long been admired by those seeking a nutritional boost

Only now there’s another reason to celebrate the cruciferous wonder; it fights cancer.

Unfortunately though, those few over cooked florets with your Sunday roast aren’t packing their full potential.

A study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that people who had eaten raw broccoli stored more of the vegetable’s anti-cancer agent, sulforaphane, ten times higher than those who had eaten cooked broccoli. 

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