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Broccoli is rich in Vitamin C, is conducive to vascular relaxation and lower blood pressure

Broccoli is rich in Vitamin C, is conducive to vascular relaxation

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The daily recommended amount:
Eat 80 to 150 grams of Broccoli every day

Calories in Broccoli (Per 100g)

Calories: 33kcals
Sodium: 19mg
Fat: 0.6g
Protein: 4.1g
Carbs: 4.3g

Principle of lowering blood pressure
Broccoli contains a lot of vitamin C and chlorophyll, which has the oxidation resistance function and comparatively conspicuous cleaning effects on free radical. The vitamin C and chlorophyll can help dilate blood vessels, improves blood flow, increase blood vessel elasticity, this is conducive to lower blood pressure.

Have a therapeutic effect on heart disease and cerebral apoplexy
Broccoli contains a healthy dose of flavonoid known for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, not only this, but it is possible that flavonoids also help to stop bad cholesterol from oxidising and prevent platelets in the blood from clumping together, which in practice could make it less likely for people have heart disease and cerebral apoplexy.

Best food match:
broccoli and shrimps
Broccoli and shrimp meat go together, which suitable for people with high blood pressure.

Do's and Dont's:
Right People with weak digestive function.
wrong People with high uric acid and gout.

Typically, broccoli contain pesticide residues. Soak the broccoli in salted water for 3 to 5 minutes, then rinse it thoroughly, this helps to remove pesticide residues.

Recipe for lowering blood pressure
item Steam broccoli (for two person)
steam broccoli

Ingredients: 300 grams of Broccoli, a small amount of sauce.


  1. Wash and rinse your Broccoli. Cut off the tough ends of the broccoli rabe stems.
  2. Place a steamer basket in a stewpot. Fill a stewpot with 2 to 3 inches of water, insert the steamer basket, heat, boil the water, then put the broccoli in the steamer basket.
  3. Allow the broccoli to steam for 5 - 10 minutes, then remove the stewpot from the burner, place your Steam broccoli on a dish. Season with sauce or seasoning.


Calories Protein Fat Sodium
125kcals 12g 2g 72mg

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