Nutritional chart toppers
Eat Tenderstem® broccoli as part of a healthy, balanced diet. An 80g serving counts as one of your 5-a-day
Tenderstem® broccoli – A true superfood
Superfoods are foods which are rich in nutrients, vitamins, minerals or other plant chemicals. The foods below are all great superfoods, some of which we’ve combined with Tenderstem® broccoli to create recipes that not only taste great, but keep you feeling great.
Tomatoes contain antioxidant Lycopene, and are particular effective when cooked rather than raw.
Walnuts, although high in fat, offer omega 3 oils as long as raw or lightly roasted.
Garlic stimulates immune system, may help lower cholesterol and blood pressure. It’s a good antiviral and helps the body detoxify. It’s best used raw or lightly cooked.
Chickpeas have a low glycaemic index and high fibre that helps blood sugar control. They’re also high in magnesium.
Avocados are high in monounsaturates, which are important for a healthy heart. They also help detoxify oxidised fats and may lower cholesterol.
Red peppers are high in the antioxidant Beta-Carotene, which is helpful for a healthy heart.
Red onions help calm inflammatory responses.
Sweet potatoes are known to contain beta-carotene.
Live yoghurt is important for gastrointestinal and probiotic functions.
Lemons are rich in vitamin C and help the absorption of non-haem iron from vegetables and as such are important for vegetarians.
Cinnamon is said to help reduce cholesterol and maintain blood sugar levels.
Almonds are relatively low in fat and high in vitamin E.