The next letter in the alphabet is B. Broccoli is a serious cancer fighter that is affordable and easy to prepare. Don't cook it too long. Vegies lose most of its nutrient value when heated above degrees. Kristie Leong, M.D. wrote an article stating that steaming broccoli in a metal or bamboo steamer retains most of its nutrients, particularly the anticancer agent gucusinolate - http://voices.yahoo.com/how-cook-vegetables-without-losing-their-vitamins-352528.html. Amazon has a great bamboo steamer for $14.99 and it's eligible for Free Super Saving Shipping on orders over $25 -
Did you know that the body absorbs more calcium from broccoli than milk - yep, you read it right - more calcium from broccoli than milk. Livestrong.com's article states that "only 30 percent of the calcium in dairy is absorbed, compared to more than 50 percent absorption of calcium from broccoli" - http://www.livestrong.com/article/117287-broccoli-high-calcium-foods/#ixzz289ATcxoZ
Broccoli is on the "safe" veggie list. This list is composed of vegetables and fruits that can be eaten conventional. The Daily Green places Broccoli on its "The Clean 15: Foods You Don't Have To Buy Organic" list - http://www.thedailygreen.com/healthy-eating/eat-safe/Save-on-Sustainable-Gallery-44032808You can find great deals at Aldi's, Save-A-Lot, Target, Walmart and local grocers. Publix has 2 bunches for $4.