Traditionally Used For
- Cancer Prevention
- Cataract Prevention
- Immune System
A Good Source Of
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B-1
The florets should be a purple color. Avoid florets that are yellow in color. Broccoli spoils fast, so only buy the amount you need.
Due to the fact that Broccoli is a green juice, you will find it beneficial to have no more than about ¼ of your juice consisting of green juice.
Broccoli contains a lot of calcium and is a member of the cabbage family. One of the best vegetables to juice from a nutritional and health point of view.
Broccoli florets can contain germs and bug. One method to eliminate these germs and bugs is to blanch the broccoli in some boiling salted water before juicing. Plunging vegetables into boiling salted can help clean the vegetables of germs and bugs that cannot be removed by normal washing.
In traditional Chinese cooking, vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower are often blanched for this very reason.
Not all vegetables need to be blanched but those with tight florets are good candidates for blanching before juicing.
Of course, not everyone will want to do this because they will fear that the nutrition will disappear and certainly, some nutrition will leave. But not a significant amount to be concerned about.
Ultimately, whether you blanch or not is a personal choice but it is definitely a method to help kill germs and bug before juicing.
Chinese Herbal Information
5 Elements: earth
5 Flavors: sweet
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Cautions & Suggestions:
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Herbal and Homeopathic Remedies That You Might Like
I have personally been using herbal and homeopathic remedies with great success since 1992. So like me, you might find that in addition to juicing, the following herbal and/or homeopathic remedies may be beneficial in helping you achieve greater and better health.
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Picture of Broccoli
Photo by Scott Bauer.
Broccoli — Nutritional Analysis
- Value / 100 g
- Total lipid (fat)
- Carbohydrate, by difference
- Fiber, total dietary
- Calcium, Ca
- Iron, Fe
- Magnesium, Mg
- Phosphorus, P
- Potassium, K
- Sodium, Na
- Zinc, Zn
- Copper, Cu
- Manganese, Mn
- Selenium, Se
- Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
- Pantothenic acid
- Vitamin B-6
- Folate, total
- Folic acid
- Folate, food
- Folate, DFE
- Vitamin B-12
- Vitamin A, IU
- Vitamin A, RAE
- Vitamin E
- Amino Acids
- Aspartic acid
- Glutamic acid
Have you been wanting to do hatha yoga (stretching) but have found it either too difficult or you are not that flexible? If yes, and even if no, watch Jesse do some pure hatha yoga routines.
flow yoga, each pose in pure or traditional hatha yoga is held for a few minutes. While holding the pose, you focus the mind on the stretch. When you focus the mind, that's when you find silence.
Jesse is not flexible — never has been and probably never will be flexible like others. But it doesn't matter. In pure hatha yoga, how flexible you are makes no difference. It's all about loving the pose and focussing the mind on the stretch.
If you want to learn pure hatha yoga, now you can by following Jesse on a series of hatha yoga routines.
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