Broccoli has a reputation as a superfood. It is low in calories but contains a wealth of nutrients and antioxidants that support many aspects of human health.
he table below lists the amount of each nutrient in one cup of broccoli, weighing around 76 g, according to the USDA.
|Nutrient||Amount in 1 cup broccoli (76g)||Daily adult requirement|
|Carbohydrate (g)||4.78 g, including 1 g of sugar||130|
|Calcium (milligrams [mg])||35||1,000–1,200|
|Vitamin C (mg)||40.5||75–90|
|Folate (micrograms [mcg])||49.4||400|
|Vitamin A (mcg)||6.08||700–900|
|Beta-carotene (mcg)||70.7||No data|
|Lutein and zeaxanthin (mcg)||566 mcg||No data|
|Vitamin E (mg)||0.11||15|
|Vitamin K (mcg)||77.5||90–120|
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