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The health benefits cooking broccoli

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Vitamin C content by cooking method

  • Raw 58%
  • Boiled and liquid used 41%
  • Boiled and drained 32%
  • Steamed 49%
  • Baked 41%
% of RDA based on a 75g portion

EAT YOUR BROCCOLI RAW OR STEAMED FOR MAXIMUM VITAMIN C RETENTION
  • We do not have the ability to make our own vitamin C. Therefore, we must obtain vitamin C through our diet
  • Vitamin C is critical for brain function, mood regulation, is a very powerful antioxidant (cleanser) and keeps our immune systems in tip top shape
  • A 60g portion has 20% more of your RDA for vitamin C than 60g of orange

RDA based on an average person

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