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Natural broccoli compound sulforaphane provides temporary relief from autistic symptoms

11/5/2014 - The naturally occurring broccoli chemical sulforaphane, already being researched for its ability to prevent cancer, may also relieve the symptoms of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), according to a study conducted by researchers from MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Johns Hopkins University and Harvard...

Sulforaphane and quercetin are natural compounds that help improve cellular health

9/23/2014 - Scientists have known for some time that antioxidants including sulforaphane and quercetin are potent substances for protecting cellular health. Now they have discovered a mechanism by which these substances activate a special protective protein, in a study conducted by researchers from the University...

Broccoli sprouts: Nutritional giants

10/24/2013 - For those who take pride in growing their own sprouts, broccoli sprouts have become increasingly popular and have been preferred by the health-conscious community for many years. Packed with highly concentrated vitamins and compounds and 10 to 100 times the amount of nutrients than mature broccoli heads,...

Boost anti-cancer effect of broccoli with broccoli sprouts

2/1/2013 - Broccoli has always been regarded as one of the most essential vegetables for health and nutrition not only because it is nutrient-packed, but because several studies have already demonstrated its ability to fight off cancer. But according to more recent studies, the cancer preventing properties of...

Natural compound in broccoli, cruciferous vegetables can treat leukemia

12/19/2012 - Hidden inside every stalk of broccoli and every floret of cauliflower is a substance so powerful at preventing and treating cancer that not even the drug industry is capable of matching its efficacy, both in terms of safety and potency. And researchers are still continuing to uncover the amazing medicinal...

Natural sulforaphane compound from crucifers found effective to treat common form of leukemia

12/17/2012 - Nutrition scientists have been proclaiming the health benefits of the bioactive compound, sulforaphane found in crucifers such as cauliflower and broccoli for the past 10 years. Prior research studies have concluded that the chemical directly alters the expression of our genes to lower the risk from...

Eat your cruciferous veggies

11/18/2012 8:59:10 PM - Before getting into why you should do this, let's lay out the playing field. The team is made up of bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collard greens, kale, kohlrabi, radishes, rutabaga, turnips, and watercress. First and foremost, cruciferous veggies contain lots of cancer-crushing...

Sulforaphane from broccoli and cruciferous vegetables selectively destroys cancer cells

7/14/2011 - Research details published in the Molecular Nutrition & Food Research journal explains the potent mechanism exhibited by cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower to ameliorate developing cancer cells. The active photochemical known as sulforaphane targets prostate and other hormone dependent...

Breast cancer breakthrough: broccoli component zaps cells that fuel tumor growth

5/19/2010 - University of Michigan (U-M) Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists say they've found a compound that could help prevent and potentially treat breast cancer. It's not a drug or a new radiation treatment but a natural component of broccoli and broccoli sprouts. And it has the remarkable ability to target...

Cooking Broccoli Destroys 90+ Percent of Anti-Cancer Compound Sulforaphane

3/20/2009 - Levels of the beneficial, cancer-fighting compound sulforaphane in broccoli are reduced by 90 percent when the vegetable is cooked, according to a study conducted by researchers from TNO Quality of Life in the Netherlands, and published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. "Consumption...

Broccoli Compound Sulforaphane Activates Immune System Defenders in the Body

8/27/2008 - A compound that naturally occurs in broccoli may help prevent the oxidizing damage that causes the immune system to decline with age, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California at Los Angeles and published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. The...

Broccoli Juice Proven to Protect Skin Better than Sunscreen

5/15/2008 - An extract made from broccoli sprouts boosts the body's natural ability to defend against the ultraviolet solar rays that cause skin cancer, reveals a study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. If a product...

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