Surprise frozen broccoli has more beta -carotene by weight than fresh. Thirty five percent more! The sulforaphane in broccoli can help your body fight infection. It also contains a high level of vitamin C that helps create collagen, which keeps the skin healthy, firm and glowing. Broccoli is also a great food for detoxifying the body. If you vitamin D is low broccoli is a great food to eat to increase your levels. Great ways to eat broccoli: Steam and add to eggs for a great omelette or scatter on top of a pizza.