Broccoli, like any vegetable, is a great addition to your diet. Broccoli is high in potassium and magnesium, which are two minerals that are vital to reducing inflammation in your body. The antioxidants that are present in broccoli are potent with key vitamins, flavonoids and carotenoids and make for a great combination for reducing your systemic inflammation. All of these substances work together to lower oxidative stress throughout the body and help to battle chronic inflammation and lowers the risk of developing cancer, obesity, and heart disease. You can easily add broccoli to your daily diet by combining broccoli with your leafy greens, celery and maybe even ginger to top it off. With a healthful diet combined with broccoli, you are well on your way to a lifestyle and body that is low in inflammation and your risk for disease can be significantly reduced.