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A colloquy on broccoli

This is a vegetable full of vitamins as well as anti-cancer nutrients and fiber

By Joan Namkoong
Special to the Star-Advertiser

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 09, 2014

~~<p>Though young children often think of broccoli as miniature trees, the popular vegetable comprises the unopened budding sprouts of the plant. Broccoli is of the species Brassica oleracea, which includes cauliflower, kohlrabi, Brussels sprouts, kale, collard greens and all the cabbages.</p>
<p>High in vitamins A and C, and rich in anti-cancer nutrients and fiber, it is a veggie that's particularly nutritious and just 55 calories per cup.</p>
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Though young children often think of broccoli as miniature trees, the popular vegetable comprises the unopened budding sprouts of the plant. Broccoli is of the species Brassica oleracea, which includes cauliflower, kohlrabi, Brussels sprouts, kale, collard greens and all the cabbages.

High in vitamins A and C, and rich in anti-cancer nutrients and fiber, it is a veggie that's particularly nutritious and just 55 calories per cup. Login for more...



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