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January 30, 2013
Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement From Broccoli
The boost in detoxifying enzymes triggered by cruciferous vegetable consumption may last for weeks!
July 19, 2012
Plant-Based Diets and Cellular Stress Defenses
Measuring the effects of a plant-based diet on the expression of hundreds of different genes at a time, a research group found that an antioxidant rich portfolio of plant foods such as berries,..
March 26, 2012
Raw Broccoli and Bladder Cancer Survival
The effect of raw and cooked broccoli consumption on survival rates of bladder cancer patients.
March 22, 2012
Biggest Nutrition Bang for Your Buck
Growing your own broccoli sprouts is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve one's diet.
March 21, 2012
Lung Cancer Metastases and Broccoli
The anti-proliferative effects of cruciferous vegetable phytonutrients may decrease the metastatic potential of lung cancer, the number one cancer killer of women.
March 20, 2012
Sometimes the Enzyme Myth Is True
There are a few examples of plant enzymes having physiologically relevant impacts on the human diet, and the formation of sulforaphane in broccoli is one of them.
March 19, 2012
The Best Detox
The most powerful natural inducer of our liver's detoxifying enzyme system is sulforaphane, a phytonutrient produced by broccoli.
March 16, 2012
How Much Broccoli Is Too Much?
Four cups of broccoli sprouts a day may exceed the safe dose of the cruciferous phytonutrient sulforaphane.
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