Can Broccoli Help You Live Longer?

Yes, you probably already know that broccoli is good for you, but new research shows it could even help you live longer!

We all know that eating plenty of fruits and vegetables is good for us; in fact, it may well be one of the best things you can do for your health!  For example, broccoli is often called a “superfood,” and with good reason. Did you know that broccoli has a number of special health benefits – including increased longevity?

Research indicates that broccoli contains a specific enzyme that slows age-related decline, and other compounds in this super-veggie have been shown to help prevent cancer.

Other compounds in broccoli have also shown promise in reducing the risks of the following diseases:

Osteoarthritis11,12,13,14 Cancer
High blood pressure15 Heart disease
Kidney disease16 Diabetes17
Neurodegenerative diseases18 Allergies19

It also helps with the body’s detoxification processes, and serves as a healthy source of fiber.

Here is a quick video with more of the amazing health and longevity benefits of this common superfood:

For more information on the health benefits of broccoli, visit Mercola.com

 

 

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