Top 10 Superfoods: What’s in Your Diet?


2. Broccoli Rabe

broccoli raab

 

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 and as well as vitamins A, C and K.

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 inflamation
  • Cancer protection
  • Alzheimer’s protection
  • Stroke prevention
  • Protects against birth defects

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