Broccoli Sprouts: An Exceptionally Rich Source of Inducers of Enzymes That Protect Against?Chemical?Carcinogens

Broccoli Sprouts: An Exceptionally Rich Source of Inducers of Enzymes That Protect Against?Chemical?Carcinogens

Since extensive epidemiological evidence, backed by animal experiments, shows that diets rich in fruits and vegetables are associated with large and dose-related reductions in the risk of developing cancer (), it is likely that these metabolites are at least partially responsible for protection.
Crucifers (e.g., broccoli, cauliflower, kale, and Brussels sprouts), which are rich in phase 2 enzyme inducers (), may play a special role in affording such protection (, ).
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The Landmark Johns Hopkins Sulforaphane Cancer Study Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About

The Landmark Johns Hopkins Sulforaphane Cancer Study Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About

What your conventional doctor is probably forgetting to mention, however, is that for years there has been a simple, natural, and yes, scientifically proven way to keep cancer at bay. It’s called sulforaphane. It can be found in cruciferous vegetables and especially in broccoli sprouts.
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Sulforaphane Shows Promise in Treating Autism

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that a chemical derived from broccoli sprouts— and best known for claims that it can help prevent certain cancers — may ease classic behavioral symptoms in those with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).
The study, a joint effort by scientists at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, involved 40 teenage boys and young men, ages 13 to 27, with moderate to severe autism.
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