Why Broccoli Sprouts May Be a True Disease-Fighting Super Food

(NEW YORK) — Broccoli has long been considered a “super food” but it’s sulforaphane — a concentrated form of the phytochemicals found in broccoli sprouts — that’s shaping up to be the true disease fighter. “We have shown that it may stop the growth of cancer stem cells to inhibit the growth of onco genes and may also induce the production of detox enzymes to prevent cancer,” Sun told ABC News. Mice given an artificial version of the compound showed significantly improved bone architecture, gait balance and movement, researchers from the Royal Veterinary College in London reported at an International Bone and Mineral Society meeting in...

9 Foods That Help Fight Breast Cancer

  1. Vegetables: Before mid-October, set out transplants or sow seeds for beets, cabbage, bok choy, chard, carrots, collard greens, endive, garlic, kale, lettuces, onions, peas, broccoli, radishes, rutabagas, spinach and turnips. Plant gallon container
  2. Cruciferous vegetables: The kin to the mustard or cabbage family—cabbage, broccoli, kale, brussels sprouts and collards—are all great sources of anti-cancer properties such as the compounds diindolylmethane and sulforaphane and the element selenium
  3. All the root vegetables – including squash, broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts – are available from local growers. You will still find Quebec celery, romaine Watermelons from Delaware continue to be a good buy. Quebec apples and California