broccoli


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Drug slang A regional term for marijuana
Nutrition A cruciferous plant—Brassica oleracea—which resembles cauliflower. High dietary consumption of cruciferous vegetables is thought to reduce the incidence of colorectal carcinoma

broccoli

brassicaoleracea var. italica.
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Broccoli Day, sparking a different kind of "go green" celebration leading up to National We Love Broccoli Day on Sunday, March 22
One of the most helpful food families includes cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, kale and cabbage.
In order to maintain its color, taste, and aroma, broccoli slated to be frozen is either blanched or heated to high temperatures.
In a medium bowl, combine the broccoli florets and about 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
Broccoli is usually blanched to inactivate any degradative enzymes in the product.
We had begun to look at some of the wild relatives of broccoli when we noticed that some had higher levels of lutein than the broccoli that is purchased in the grocery store.
Broccoli is at the center of a nearly $1 billion-a-year U.
Add broccoli stems, carrots, onion, and celery; saute 5 minutes.
LONDON: Popeye might want to consider switching to broccoli.
COMBINING broccoli with spicy foods including mustard, horseradish, or wasabi could enhance its cancer-fighting power, research has found.
UK broccoli growers have assured retailers and shoppers that this summer's purple sprouting broccoli crop will be healthy after all, after the dry weather in May and June threatened widespread crop failures.
PURPLE sprouting broccoli does not appear in the greengrocers for too long, so use lots of it while it is around.