Broccoli has so many benefits, including for your teeth. You may find it hard to believe, but broccoli can even help whiten your teeth. That’s because broccoli has natural minerals that when eaten raw can break apart the plaque in your teeth and brighten your smile. This amazing food also helps strengthen your teeth and bones. Chewing broccoli also helps stimulate saliva which washes food particles and harmful acids out of your mouth.
Broccoli is not only good for your teeth, it has plenty of benefits for your body. That’s what makes it amazing! This superfood is low in calories (30 calories per serving) AND high in fiber which fills you up fast. It is one of the most nutrient rich vegetables on the planet which is why your mom was always serving it during dinner. It is also a food rich in nutrients including potassium, calcium, zinc, and folate along with Vitamins A, C, and B6. If that weren’t enough, it also has sulforaphane which is an ingredient that helps fight cancer. It also helps maintain healthy skin. Talk about a superfood!
Broccoli doesn’t have to be mushy or gross, there are plenty of ways to prepare broccoli; it can be steamed, sautéed, roasted and even raw. Don’t over cook broccoli because it removes the nutritional benefits. You only need a little spice for this super veggie to shine!