Broccoli belong to the cabbage family and include vegetables that are not resistant to heat air. Broccoli suitable to be planted in the highlands of the damp with a low temperature, ie above 700 m above sea level. This vegetable, also can not stand against the constant rain. Leaf and growth characteristics similar to broccoli cabbage flower. The difference, flowers, green broccoli and a longer growing period than cauliflower. To eat, need to be cooked for a few minutes. Cooking too long will reduce the efficacy of broccoli. Broccoli can be propagated by seed.
Broccoli contains water, protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, calcium, iron, vitamins (A, C, E, thiamine, riboflavin, nicotinamide), calcium, beta carotene, and glutathione. In addition, broccoli contains compounds sianohidroksibutena (CHB), sulforafan, and iberin which stimulates the formation of glutathione. Gynecology sulforafan can prevent cancer.
Plant part used is the flower. Flowers are used to accelerate healing, and prevent and inhibit cancer cell growth. Broccoli is eaten as a vegetable stew or cooked with other vegetables with enough servings. It should be noted that boiling too long will damage the important substances found in broccoli.
Nature and Efficacy of broccoli flowers will speed up the healing process after a severe illness, and prevent and inhibit cancer cell growth