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How can you beat the nutrition of broccoli? Broccoli sprouts! Broccoli sprouts can contain up to 50 times the amount of certain antioxidants found in full grown Broccoli. Broccoli sprouts are an excellent source of sulforaphane glucosinolate, a natural compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous plants, that provide antioxidant protection. When it comes to basic nutrients, broccoli is the king. Ounce for ounce, broccoli has more vitamin C than an orange and as much calcium as a glass of milk. Broccoli is also one of the richest sources of beta-carotene in the produce section.

Broccoli has a strong, positive impact on our body's detoxification system, and researchers have recently identified one of the key reasons for this detox benefit. Glucoraphanin, gluconasturtiian, and glucobrassicin are 3 glucosinolate phytonutrients found in a special combination in broccoli. This dynamic trio is able to support all steps in body's detox process, including activation, neutralization, and elimination of unwanted contaminants. Isothiocyanates (ITCs) are the detox-regulating molecules made from broccoli's glucosinolates, and they help control the detox process at a genetic level.

Broccoli may help us solve our vitamin D deficiency epidemic. When large supplemental doses of vitamin D are needed to offset deficiency, ample supplies of vitamin K and vitamin A help keep our vitamin D metabolism in balance. Broccoli has an unusually strong combination of both vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene) and vitamin K. For people faced with the need to rebuild vitamin D stores through vitamin D supplements, broccoli may be an ideal food to include in the diet.

Broccoli is a particularly rich source of a flavonoid called kaempferol. Recent research has shown the ability of kaempferol to lessen the impact of allergy-related substances on our body. This kaempferol connection helps to explain the unique anti-inflammatory benefits of broccoli, and it should also open the door to future research on the benefits of broccoli for a hypoallergenic diet. Broccoli provides high levels of vitamin C, which aids iron absorption in the body, combats the development of cataracts, as well as easing the symptoms of the common cold.

The folate (also known as vitamin B9 and natural folic acid) in broccoli helps women sustain normal tissue growth and is often used as a supplement when taking birth control pills and during pregnancies.

The potassium in broccoli aids those battling high blood pressure, while a large amount of calcium helps combat osteoporosis. The vegetable is also fiber-rich, which enhances the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, as well as supporting healthy cholesterol levels.

In recent years, broccoli has made the headlines regarding three components found in the vegetable. For instance, indole-3-carbinol has captured the attention of those looking for protective effects against hormone-related cancers, such as breast and prostate cancer. I3C promotes "good" hormones, while working against destructive ones. I3C supports healthy cellular replication and interferes with the life cycle of abnormal cell growth by inhibiting an enzyme important in the cell's growth cycle. The sulforaphane in broccoli also helps to increase the level of enzymes that block abnormal cell growth, while the beta-carotene in broccoli transforms into vitamin A within the body, providing an effective antioxidant that destroys free radicals (responsible for weakening the defense of cells). Indole-3-carbino and sulforaphane are found in much higher levels in broccoli sprouts than the mature vegetable.

Some possible benefits of our raw Broccoli Sprout Powder may include:

● Supporting healthy digestion
● Combating inflammation throughout the body
● High levels of sulforaphane which can combat H. pylori bacteria
● Enhancing detoxification throughout the body
● Supporting healthy cardiovascular system
● Combating the development of cataracts
● Supporting "good" hormones, while working against destructive ones
● Combating high blood pressure
● High levels of antioxidants
● Combating allergies & asthma
● Supporting healthy cholesterol levels

Suggested Use: Mix 1 tablespoon with recipes, juice, or add to your favorite smoothie.

Botanical Name: Brassica Oleracea

Ingredients: Broccoli Sprout Powder.

Other Names: Calabrese, Sprouting Broccoli, Purple Sprouting Broccoli

Origin: USA

Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our raw Broccoli Sprout Powder passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers raw Broccoli Sprout Powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your raw Broccoli Sprout Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.


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