Broccoli

 

Brighten up your day with the green goodness of broccoli. From stalk to florets, there’s fatigue fighting folate (vitamin B9) and vitamin C, so that you can feel every inch your best.

What nutrients in broccoli boost mood?
  • Vitamin C
  • Folate (vitamin B9)
  • Fibre
  • Carotenoids (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare 

Store
  • Fridge

Top Tip: Mist the broccoli heads and store in the fridge in a loose damp towel.

 

Prep
  • Steam
  • Stir-fry
  • Boil
  • Grill
  • Blend

Top Tip: Don’t discard the stems and leave when you cook, they’re nutritious too.

When Are They In Season? 

Broccoli is in season from June to November.

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

½ cup cooked broccoli (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

Did you know?

Broccoli is part of the big happy Brassica family of vegetables that includes cabbage, cauliflower and kale.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for ½ cup microwaved (75g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

½ cup cooked broccoli (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

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