The Home Grown Farm

Broccoli

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Varieties


 

At the Home Grown Farm we grow packman and gypsy varieties.

Nutrition


Broccoli is a very nutrient-dense food that is beneficial to a healthy diet.

Broccoli Minerals

A 100-gram serving of broccoli, about 3.5 ounces, contains 316 milligrams of potassium, 66 milligrams of phosphorus, 47 milligrams of calcium, 33 milligrams of sodium and 21 milligrams of magnesium. It also has low levels of some minerals, including .73 milligrams of iron, .41 milligrams of zinc, .21 milligrams of manganese, .049 milligrams of copper and 2.5 micrograms of selenium.

Broccoli Vitamins

Broccoli is high in vitamins with 623 international units of vitamin A and 89.2 milligrams of vitamin C per 3.5 ounces. It also contains .071 milligrams of thiamine, .117 milligrams of riboflavin, .639 milligrams of niacin, .573 milligrams of pantothenic acid, .175 milligrams of B-6 and 63 micrograms of folate. Compared to broccoli, a 3.5-ounce serving of cabbage has 98 international units of vitamin A, 36.6 milligrams of vitamin C, .061 milligrams of thiamine, .04 milligrams of riboflavin, .234 milligrams of niacin, .212 milligrams of pantothenic acids, .124 milligrams of vitamin B-6 and 43 micrograms of folate.

(source: livestrong.com)