Broccoli (Brassica oleracea L.) is a vegetable belonging to the cabbage family. This vegetable is quite popular as food and it can only live in cold weather. Broccoli comes from the Mediterranean area which has been cultivated since the era of Ancient Greece. Broccoli entered Indonesia in the 1970s. Currently, broccoli production centers in Indonesia are in several areas, such as Lembang, Cisarua, and Cibodas, Bandung, West Java. In Indonesia, the demand for broccoli from year to year has increased, especially from restaurants, hotels and modern markets.


Broccoli Nutrient Content

Broccoli contain a variety of nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins and minerals as well as various vitamins that are very beneficial for the health of the body. Raw broccoli contains nutritional values ??such as vitamin A, B1, vitamin B1, vitamin B3, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, folate, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, potassium, and calcium. Broccoli is stated to be able to overcome various diseases.


The Benefits of Broccoli for Health

Potential as cancer prevention

Facilitate digestion

Increase body immunity

Maintain heart and blood vessel health

Improve bone health

Maintain healthy skin

Reduce inflammation

Reduce the risk of diabetes