Broccoli is a rich source of Vitamin A, B & C and minerals such as magnesium, zinc and "potassium". It is cholesterol-free and contains dietary fibre. Calories = 22. It aids in the prevention of certain types of "cancer" and in the regulation of cholesterol in the blood. It helps boost the immune system and increases bone health.
Broccoli is a common ingredient in Continental cuisine, popularly used in sauces. In Indian cuisine, it is used in curries, sabjis, stir fried vegetable dishes, soups and salads.