Broccoli is a vegetable basically from family of cabbage and has a flowering head which is eaten by many of us in form of salad, dinner or lunch recipes. Earlier broccoli wasn’t recognised in India but now the use has been increased comparatively. Broccoli has a wonderful health benefits along with skin and hair benefits. Broccoli is rich in vitamin c and contains lots of fibre. It also helps to fight against cancer by blocking the growth of cancer cell. Broccoli can be eaten raw or even cooked. Though it is small in size but it high up on the list which makes our skin and hair beautiful.
- Best sunscreen
It is said broccoli is a better sunscreen from those artificial sunscreen available online. It gets directly absorbed by the skin and does not help the UV rays to penetrate inside the skin. It keeps the skin cells well maintained and healthy. It does not affect your skin anyways and also helps to reduce redness and inflammations of skin if any.
- Regenerates your skin
Many of us have damaged skin which is easily visible .Broccoli has a unique quality to prevent the skin damage and generate a new one with the rapid speed. It repairs the damaged cell quickly and renews the skin which is more glowing and beautiful.
- Protect from Skin cancer
Broccoli is the most powerful vegetable considered to cure skin cancers. It blocks the formation on cancer cells in the body and always keeps the blood purified. As it has a potential to fight against the harsh UV rays, it does not allow them to penetrate on your skin, and hence there are no chances of skin cancer.
- Glowing skin
Broccoli is rich in fibre content and any vegetable rich in fibre content helps to purify the impure blood in the body .It also enables a smooth flow of blood throughout your body and skin, thus removing the skin impurities and gives you a glowing skin.
- Anti-ageing problem
Vitamin C, beta carotene and various other nutrients in broccoli helps to fight against the free radicals which causes skin damage and wrinkles. When the count of free radicles increase in your body, it starts reflecting on your face, you will be able to spot fine lines, wrinkles and other ageing signs. Broccoli eliminates these free radicals; which ultimately reduces the chances of fine lines, wrinkles and ageing problem to appear on your skin.
- Shine to hair
There is no other vegetable that can beat broccoli to give a fine shine on your hair. Broccoli contains silicone which is also used in various shampoos making as its main ingredient to give a shine to hair. Besides using an artificially prepared shampoo, try to use broccoli once. You can boil handful of broccoli, crush them and apply on your hair. It will give a good texture and shine to the hair.
- Hair growth
Broccoli is not only rich in vitamin C, but also contains vitamin A and calcium which triggers the growth of hair. Including broccoli every day in your diet will help you to boost your hair growth.
- Prevents hair loss
The nutrient profile of broccoli makes its excellent food to prevent hair loss. The antioxidant in broccoli seeds makes the hair root strong. The vitamin and the calcium present in broccoli holds the hair well from the roots and prevent from hair breakage.
Hope you found this post useful and would make it a point to include broccoli in your daily diet.