Indigo Herbs Broccoli Powder is a highly nutritional vegetable powder that is very high in vitamin C, fibre and vital antioxidants. Superfood nutritionally dense powder. Our Broccoli powder can be taken daily and is a nutrient rich food supplement providing a rich source of vitamins.
At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the health benefits, quality, manufacture and suggested use of this superfood. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals.
Also known as: Calabrese
Containing over 30% protein, our Broccoli Powder is a rich source of this important macronutrient. Proteins are the building blocks of life used to make enzymes, hormones, neurotransmitters, muscles, tendons and skin – without protein our bodies would biochemically dismantle!
With high amounts of vitamin A, vitamin C and iron, this powder strongly promotes the absorption of iron by the body, with vitamin A being essential for normal iron metabolism and vitamin C enhancing the body’s ability to absorb iron. Iron is vital for the blood with the formation of haemoglobin being the chief function of this important mineral. Haemoglobin binds with the oxygen molecules we breathe and releases them into our tissues - the brain receives around 20% of oxygenated blood which stimulates cognitive activity and can create new neural pathways.
Vitamin A is a fat soluble antioxidant compound whilst vitamin C is a water soluble antioxidant – these two vitamins together create a potent antioxidant mix. Stress, pollution and inflammation are just some causes of the formation of free radicals - these are rogue atoms or atomic groups which have lost at least one electron and are forced to steal electrons from neighbouring molecules in the hope of stabilising themselves – this can cause havoc in the body! Vitamins A and C both have the ability to safely interact with and neutralise free radicals.
Vitamins A and C are also very important for a healthy immune system with vitamin A assisting the skin and mucous membranes in repelling viruses and bacteria whilst white blood cells (cells that fight off foreign invaders in your bloodstream) contain 20 times the amount of vitamin C than any other cell!
Consume this superfood in smoothies, stews, soups or any other foods you want to supercharge with high quality nutrition!
Our fruit and vegetable powders are slow-dried to preserve the nutritional content and are 100% natural with nothing added. This makes these powders a perfect choice for using as natural flavourings and colourings.
It’s simple and easy to benefit from the goodness of these superfood fruit and vegetable powders by adding them to smoothies for a superfood boost. However they can be used extensively in food preparation.
Try experimenting with the intense flavours in making raw chocolate, icecream, flapjacks, cakes, breads, biscuits, pancakes to name a few. For full instructions go to our How to use Fruit and Vegetable powders page.
The recommended daily amount of this powder can be re-hydrated in liquid, such as water, vegetable or fruit juice. This delicious food can be added to a breakfast smoothie, soups, stews, or other foods. Please consult a nutritionist for more information.
1-3 tsp. of broccoli powder 1-3 times a day.
1 teaspoon equals 4 grams (1 tsp = 4g)
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RDA: reference intake of an average adult
- Produced to GMP standards.
- Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
- Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
- Gluten free.
- Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
- 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.
After the Broccoli has reached full maturity the cluster of florets are harvested, thoroughly cleaned and chopped into small pieces ready to be dehydrated. Special dehydrators ensure that all moisture is removed from the Broccoli without depleting the nutritional content. After drying is complete the Broccoli is then milled into a fine powder and finally tested for pollutants and heavy metals. This process follows GMP standards and is quality assured by Indigo Herbs,