Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that can support dogs’ health when consumed in moderation. It is high in fiber which benefits digestion and maintains a healthy weight. It is rich in Vitamin A, lutein, and beta-carotene which support eye health. Its vitamin K content decreases bone density making it valuable for aging dogs.
The vegetable especially stands out for its high levels of sulforaphane. Sulforaphane is a powerful antioxidant that has been confirmed to have cancer-fighting properties in humans. It reduces the risk of cancer in humans and suppresses tumor growth.