Eat More Broccoli to Support a Heart Healthy America

Eat More Broccoli to Support a Heart Healthy America

Sakata Seed America, IncBy Sakata Seed Co., Inc.

Broccoli is known for its anti-inflammatory and detoxifying properties, which benefit more than just the heart; in fact, studies show that broccoli consumption can lead to better vision, healthier skin, reduced cholesterol, stronger immune system and improved digestion. Better yet, broccoli delivers a powerhouse of nutrients, while remaining low in sodium and calories.

‘Need-to-Know’ Broccoli Nutrition Facts

  • Good source of fiber
  • Good source of Potassium
  • High in Vitamins: A, B6, C
  • Nutrients: Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Iron

Sakata urges you to eat healthy, exercise and educate yourself on how to prevent heart disease. A heart healthy America starts with you. Here are some important steps for decreasing risk for yourself and others.

6 Steps Toward Building a Heart-Healthy America

  1. Increase knowledge
  2. Exercise regularly
  3. Eat healthy
  4. Manage stress
  5. Regulate weight
  6. Spread awareness

The American Heart Association has deemed February American Heart Month. As a continued supporter of the American Heart Association, Sakata is doing their part to promote a heart-healthy America. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death of American adults today. Proper diet and exercise are the building blocks of heart disease prevention, which is why finding foods that naturally prevent heart problems is crucial.