Health Benefits of Broccoli Depend on the Cooking Way


The scientists from the University of Illinois have conducted a research which has proved that the way of cooking immediately influences the effectiveness of broccoli in the process of treating cancer. What is the right way to cook broccoli?

Broccoli cabbage

A lot of people are aware of the curative characteristics of broccoli. However, not all of them guess that this vegetable should be cooked for not more than 3-5 minutes; otherwise it is of no use.

Some experts claim that broccoli cabbage helps to prevent oncology. The secret is in the special ferment called myrosinase and the sulforaphane substance. They treat inflammations and metastases. Thermal processing of food destroys myrosinase. To achieve the best result, one should eat cabbage sprouts.

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