By Marge Perry
Updated October 06, 2011
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Broccoli
Considered one of the most nutritious vegetables around broccoli is packed with numerous vitamins and minerals to help fight cancer, build strong bones, and lower cholesterol. Superfood: Broccoli
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If your broccoli is starting to look a little sorry, try this: Trim about 1/2 inch from the base of the stalk and set the stalk in a glass of cold water; refrigerate overnight. It should perk right back up.

See Superfood: Broccolifor recipes featuring versatile broccoli.