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Binomial Name：Brassica oleracea var. capitata L.
Other Names：Flat Cabbage
Product Description：Sweet and flat. It has the functions of clearing heat and dispelling knots, diuresis and detoxification, moistening the intestines and defecation, dredging collaterals and strengthening bones and joints, strengthening the stomach and kidneys, and promoting the healing of gastrointestinal ulcers.
Broccoli is known as a natural stomach medicine. The vitamin U contained in it is an anti-ulcer factor, which has the effect of repairing injured tissues in the body, especially the gastrointestinal tract, so it can relieve pain and promote healing of gastric and duodenal ulcers. In addition, broccoli also contains phenols, which may have antioxidant activity, which may explain its anti-atherosclerotic effect, sulfur-containing anti-thyroid substances, etc. Broccoli contains enzymes that can decompose nitrite, which helps to eliminate the mutation of nitrite, so it has a certain anti-cancer effect.
Native to the Mediterranean coast, it evolved from wild cabbage that does not head. Introduced to China in the 14th century, and introduced to Taiwan when the Dutch ruled Taiwan. It is now commonly cultivated all over the world.
Variety：The broccoli plants have short stems, and the later-growing vegetable pieces are wrapped around each other to form a compact head-shaped leaf ball, which is green and white in color. In addition to green and white broccoli on the market, there are also purple-red varieties. This purple broccoli is rich in nutrients, especially the anthocyanins contained in it, which have high-strength antioxidant functions and can protect cells from free Base damage; its cellulose is also relatively thick, and it is mostly used for lettuce and plate decoration.
Supply Season：The main production period is from December to April of the following year.
Storage Method：Can be wrapped in toilet paper in a cool place or refrigerated for about 2 to 3
week. Since the short stem (center part) of broccoli is prone to rot, when buying the whole cabbage, you can dig out the center, stuff it with damp paper, and wrap it in plastic wrap.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Appropriate: suitable for pregnant women, people who lose weight, patients with peptic ulcer (especially gastric and duodenal ulcer), epigastric pain, diabetes, constipation, jaundice and other diseases.
Contraindications: People with spleen and stomach deficiency, indigestion, and abdominal distension should not eat it. People with thyroid dysfunction should not eat a lot.
Pregnant women can eat broccoli
Broccoli is rich in nutrients, and mothers-to-be can eat it not only in the early stages of pregnancy, but also during other pregnancy and postpartum periods. Broccoli can better inhibit cancer cells, and the inhibition rate of broccoli planted in autumn is usually higher, so you can eat more broccoli in autumn and winter.
Five Flavors in TCM: sweet
Efficacy Tonify bone marrow, moisten viscera, benefit heart, strengthen muscles and bones, dispel stagnation, clear heat and relieve pain, increase appetite, promote digestion, prevent constipation
Broccoli is rich in folic acid, which is a key nutrient for fetal neurodevelopment. It is also rich in various vitamins, which can regulate metabolism and play an important role in the formation and development of embryonic organs.
Suitable: 1. Broccoli and pork: The vitamin C in broccoli and the protein of pork can help enhance skin elasticity and prevent the formation of dark spots and freckles. 2. Broccoli and bamboo shoots: Broccoli and bamboo shoots also contain potassium, vitamin C and vitamin B, which can help maintain the balance of sodium in the body, maintain blood pressure, and promote blood circulation. Avoid: 1. Broccoli and cucumber: Cucumber contains vitamin C decomposing enzyme, which will decompose vitamin C in broccoli, thus causing nutrient loss. 2. Broccoli and honey: When the vitamin C of broccoli meets honey, it will be oxidized by the copper of honey, thereby reducing the nutritional value of broccoli. 3. Broccoli and foie gras or other animal viscera: Minerals such as copper and iron contained in foie gras and animal viscera will oxidize vitamin C in broccoli, making it difficult for vitamin C to fully exert its effects and affecting food. overall nutritional value.
Cooking Skills：Edible parts are leaf bulbs and leaves. The outer leaves of broccoli are prone to residues of pesticides. It is advisable to remove the outer leaves, soak the leaf balls in water for 45 minutes, and then wash them repeatedly under running water for several times. Add a little vinegar while cooking to keep its bright white color.
Notes：In recent years, experiments have proved that broccoli has a preventive effect on gastric cancer.
Chicken wraps with broccoli, fried salted pork with broccoli, Shanghai rice cakes fried with broccoli and chives.
This product is imported from foreign countries. The supply depends on the delivery situation. It may be insufficient or out of stock!
🥗 Product Category (English)： Flat Cabbage
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