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Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Aids in weight loss
Fights free radicals
Improves bone and muscle health
Improves eyesight
Improves hair, skin and nails
Increases immunity
Lowers blood pressure
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce risk of heart disease
May reduce risk of stroke
Promotes eye health
Promotes heart health

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1/2 cup; Calories: 15; Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 15mg; Carbs: 2.9g; Fiber 1.1g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: 1.2g; Potassium: 4%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 65%DV; Calcium: 2%DV; Iron: 2%DV

Did You Know?

  • Broccolini is a cross between broccoli and gai lan or Chinese broccoli. It's sweeter in taste and the stocks do not need to be peeled
  • One cup of Broccolini contains the RDA of vitamin C, an antioxidant necessary for fighting against free radicals

Ways to Eat:

  • Boiled
  • Baked
  • Raw

Farming Trivia:

  • The broccoli-gai lan hybrid was first developed in 1993 by Sakata Seed Company in Yokohama, Japan

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.