Broccoli and tomato is considered a great anti-oxidant pair. They are reputed to aid in cell repair, balance blood pressure and lower blood sugar. However, they are not suitable for everyone. Those with kidney problems should avoid them. This astragalus vegetable recipe tells you to remove the tomato skin because it is not easily digested. This is good for people who have digestive issues or for the elderly. If you like the skin (like me), you can skip that step. Astragalus root, known as é»„èŠª huang qi in mandarin, is a common chinese herb used to boost the immune system and helps relieve fatigue. If you are new to it, add just a little so that the taste is not too strong.