By Marge Perry
Updated October 06, 2011
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.