A piece of broccoli a day, keeps the doctor away!
It can be difficult to get enough veggies in your diet.
But according to one UK doctor, failing all else, you should make sure you eat broccoli!
Apparently it boosts gut bacteria, helping to support the immune systems and the fibre it contains improves bowel health.
Broccoli also contains vitamin K which helps with bone strength by improving calcium absorption.
Broccoli is part of the cruciferous family, which also includes kale, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, bok choy, cabbage, collard greens, rutabaga, and turnips.
These are all very nutrient rich veggies that contain relatively few calories and the whole of this vegetable family are believed to lower the risk of cancer; mainly lung and colon cancer.