Health Spot Topic – Let’s hear it for Broccoli!!
Presented by akote Adirah (aka Shona L. Williams) 3Mar19
Many diets come with adverse effects. Learning how to eat and what not to eat is the most effective way to improve your health. Diet pills, powders and supplements cannot do what The Most High has done to restore health and optimal functionality. Learn the benefits of eating cruciferous veggies like broccoli below. It’s great for weight loss AND helps prevent illness.
Broccoli is in the cruciferous vegetable family along with cauliflower, cabbage, bok choy, kale, collards, Brussel sprouts. Experts say it has some amazing properties and can help fight breast and prostate cancer. Clinical studies have shown broccoli sprouts reduce tumors. When you freeze the sprouts it actually increases the strength of these tiny powerhouses exponentially! Check out the video for more detailed information on broccoli sprouts below.
When preparing your broccoli, don’t waste the stem. The stem can be peeled and pulsed and used to make a delicious broccoli slaw with cranberries, almond slivers and mayo! It’s very delicious! Eat raw broccoli for best results. If you decide to steam it, just let it sit for about 45 min before eating to allow it to reactivate. Following are some health benefits of eating Broccoli.
Improves heart health
High in fiber
Good for weight loss
Great source of calcium and Vitamin K for beautiful skin
Your grocery list should be a reflection of your health. Here are the top 10 foods, along with some honorable mentions that should be on your grocery list to improve your health.
Pull out your smart phones and go to your List app. Your phone is always with you, so this is going to be the best way to jot this down. Create your grocery list and save it to your phone. These top 10 foods are an absolute must to have on your grocery list. Since your phone stays charged up and with you all day, you can aways have the list handy. Your food choices are a reflection of your health so choose wisely. You are going to change the world!
Broccoli – fights breast and prostate cancer
Avocado – it makes everything metabolize better
Kale – calcium, fights cancer, repairs DNA
Sweet potato – balances glucose level
Blueberries – improves memory, cognitive disorders
Almonds – reduces bad cholesterol, good for cardio
Apple’s an apple a day keeps the doctor away this is true
Salmon – good for cardio
Oats – lowers cholesterol
Broccoli health benefits:
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Science behind Broccoli: