Thursday, December 13, 2012


Shiny green broccoli crowns are now at the front of the produce section in Rosslyn's mysterious and intriguing underground Safeway.   They're priced at $1.69 per pound for Safeway Club members.  Broccoli is an excellent vegetable.  Celebrate the holidays with broccoli!

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This post is part of the Ode Street Tribune's Celebrating Vegetables series.


Anonymous said...

Your series on vegetables is excellent. However, some people may be confused by the color in your photographs. If I did not know what broccoli was, from your photo, I would go looking for a yellow vegetable. I suggest that you check the white balance in your camera. Possibly the color change is because you had the camera set to Macro. That sometimes changes the color balance. Keep up the good work -- other than the color of the photo, your article is excellent.

Douglas Galbi said...

Thanks for the technical information. The Deputy Managing Editor will send a memo to the Photography Department.

Unknown said...

Mineral deficiencies found resep soto ayam in green vegetables, including broccoli, is one of the causes of leg cramps. But most people do not realize they are experiencing cramps induced by micro nutrient deficiencies.

People who often experience leg cramps also just doing massage around the area muscle cramps or get up and stretch their legs. Usually it is only relieve the symptoms alone because the next day will be back muscle cramps.

Two different studies concluded that taking supplements resep kuah bakso containing magnesium oxide can cope with cramps in the calves or the small muscles in the legs, especially at night.

Actually, the mineral is also found in many green vegetables, nuts, whole Cereal, and peanut butter. But required considerable quantities of minerals to meet the needs of the body.

Low magnesium levels closely associated resep opor ayam with leg cramps at night. Although magnesium is available in various forms and preparations for the body vary, but the magnesium oxide has been shown to be more effective than other types of magnesium," said John Miles, Emma Derbyshire, a nutritionist.

The content of sulforaphane in broccoli are known to inhibit inflammation and cartilage resep nasi uduk damage associated with leg cramps. Unfortunately we have to eat broccoli in large quantities every day to get the benefits.

Therefore, experts pharmaceutical synthesis to make resep mie goreng products in the form of a supplement. A single dose is equivalent to 2.5 kilograms of broccoli every day.