Broccoli belongs to the cabbage family. It has a head shaped like cauliflower, consisting of tiny florets. It is also called Calabrese broccoli as it is grown in Calabria in Italy. It is high in nutritional value and is rated as best for dietary fiber. It can be eaten in boiled or steamed or in raw form.
Look for broccoli with bright green heads,compact florets with firm and strong stems.
Overconsumption of broccoli can give rise to stomach problems like gas, constipation, diarrhea.(2)
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