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Broccolini® The Super Simple Superfood

April 27, 2022

THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF BROCCOLINI®

Broccolini® is the super simple superfood that is rich in folate, fibre, vitamin C and antioxidants and also low in kilojoules, sugars & sodium. It’s a delicious way to add more green veg to your diet to help deliver essential nutrients to keep you feeling good. Keep reading to find out why Broccolini® is so good for you...

Rich in folate

Folate is needed for energy, immunity, and a healthy pregnancy. Just half a cup of cooked Broccolini® provides nearly half of your recommended daily amout of folate. Here are some benefits of consuming folate rich Broccolini® daily.

 

• Folate energises the mind and body by supporting psychological function and reducing fatigue*.

• Folate which is needed during pregnancy for baby’s development.*

• Watch kids go and grow with Broccolini® - it contains folate which supports children’s’ growth and development.*

 

RECIPES TO PAIR WITH OTHER FOLATE BOOSTING INGREDIENTS

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PUY LENTILS WITH SAUTE BROCCOLINI® BROCCOLINI® POKE SALMON BOWL
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A SOURCE OF VITAMIN C

Vitamin C is needed for a happy brain, immunity, healthy skin and healthy teeth. Half a cup of cooked Broccolini® contains 23% of your daily recommended amount of vitamin C. Here are some benefits of consuming Vitamin C rich Broccolini® every day.

 

• Vitamin C energises the mind and body by supporting psychological function and reducing fatigue*

• Keep your bones healthy with Broccolini ®. It contains vitamin C which contributes to normal collagen formation in cartilage and bones.*

• Broccolini ® - be happy, smile more. Broccolini® contains 23% RDI of vitamin C which contributes to healthy teeth and gums.*

• Be your best self with Broccolini® - it provides vitamin C to help make your skin glow.*

• Heads up vegetarians - boost your iron absorption with Broccolini ® - it contains vitamin C which helps release iron from other plant foods.*

RECIPES TO PAIR WITH OTHER vitamin c BOOSTING INGREDIENTS

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TRAY BAKE ROASTED VEGETABLES WITH  BROCCOLINI® BROCCOLINI® ZOODLE SALAD JAR
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A SOURCE OF dietary fibre

Half a cup of cooked Broccolini® provides 2 grams of fibre. Fibre is needed for a healthy gut, helps to keep you regular and provides food for good bacteria.*

A SOURCE of antioxidants

Broccolini® contains colourful antioxidant carotenoids plus vitamin C that all help protect the body from oxidative stress.*

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

MORE OF OUR FAVORITE SUPERFOOD RECIPES

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BROCCOLINI® GREEN GODDESS TOFU LUNCH BOWL BROCCOLINI® RAINBOW VEGETABLE FRITTATA
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nutrition information

Serving size: 75g veg (1/2 cup boiled)

  Av QTY per serve % DI* Av QTY per 100g
Energy 95kJ 1% 127kJ
Protein 2.5g 5% 3.3g
Total fat 0.3g <1% 0.4g
Saturated fat 0g 0% 0g
Total carbohydrates 1.5g <1% 2g
Sugars 1g 1% 1.3g
Dietary fibre 2g 7% 2.5g
Sodium 12mg 1% 16mg
Folate eq 62ug 31% 83ug
Vitamin C 7.5mg 19% 10mg
Beta-carotene eq 209ug   279ug
Lutein 1060ug   1420ug
Total polyphenols^ 19   25

Source: Aust Food Comp Data ^PF data | *based on an average adult diet of 8700kJ | "<" means less than



 

 

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  • Laura

    Have a huge dislike for broccoli, however, found the informative pack quite a learning tool and like reading it.

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