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Broccoli benefits for pregnancy

Broccoli

Broccoli is an incredible source of nutrition during pregnancy.

Broccoli, rich in iron and folic acid prevents anemia. Broccoli is rich in calcium, magnesium, zinc, and phosphorous, making your bones strong and healthy. Broccoli is an excellent source of folate that prevents neurological defects, such as Spina Bifida, in your fetus. Rich in glucoraphanin and sulforaphaneit minimizes sun damage. Also a rich source of vitamins B, E, A, K, omega-3 fatty acids and amino acids it has many benefits for your and baby’s skin. Immunity-boosting vitamin C, beta-carotene, selenium, zinc, copper, phosphorus, and other vital vitamins and minerals are also in plentiful supply in Broccoli. Beta-carotene, Zeaxanthin, Vitamin A, Vitamin B complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and phosphorus prevent macular degeneration safeguarding  eyes. The phytochemicals within broccoli have strong anti-cancer properties. Broccoli contains high amounts of insoluble and soluble fiber that helps to regulate diabetes.