Superfoods: Broccoli Rabe

This green leafy vegetable is a great example of a food that can have a huge impact on your nutrition and overall health. It’s packed with potassium, iron and calcium, dietary fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

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Broccoli rabe also contains lutein, which is an antioxidant that protects the retinas of your eyes from damage caused by free radicals. Broccoli rabe is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. The health benefits are numerous and include:

  • Slows aging
  • Stronger bones
  • Decreased risk of hypertension
  • Lessens inflammation
  • Cancer protection
  • Stroke prevention
  • Protects against birth defects
  • Alzheimer’s protection

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