This cruciferous veggie is very low in calorie since one cup of cooked broccoli only contains 50 calories. Some people eat it raw; they just wash the florettes and munch it as is. Others steam this super food or boil it to make the stalk softer. It can also be sautéed or roasted – it really is up to you. Now, if you eat a cup of broccoli, you will reap of its 5-gram per cup benefit. It also has Calcium D-glucarate.