Broccoli is famous for its cancer fighting contents including flavonoids, terpenes, and phenolics. Sulforaphane, one of the cancer-preventing isothiocyanates, boosts the body’s defence against tumours and protects against many different types of cancers. Broccoli is also a heart-friendly food. The beta-carotene, potassium and folate all promote a healthy heart function and are known to reduce the risk of heart disease. A special compound luetin is especially potent in reducing heart disease by eating away at plaque build up on artery walls. Lastly, Broccoli is another bone building vegetable containing over 100% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin K and 200% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin C.