Broccoli Juice May Help Your Body Flush Carcinogens—Just Don't Call It a Detox

01) increases in the levels of excretion of the glutathione-derived conjugates of benzene (61 percent), acrolein (23 percent), but not crotonaldehyde were found in those receiving broccoli-sprout beverage compared with placebo. As the township in the study is located in the heavily-polluted Yangtze River Delta region (a tiny area of eastern China responsible for a monstrous 15 percent of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions) there is a huge need to combat the dangers... By comparing publications of “highly cited original clinical research studies” with subsequent papers where a larger sample size was used, he found a third of effectiveness claims to be either contradicted or highly exaggerated. Juice-drinkers weed out larger quantities of two of the three substances under consideration , health-policy expert Dr. John Ioannidis  famously argued  that a large amount of research is highly misleading. The authors found that juice-drinkers excreted more pollutants than the control...

Farms winterize to keep farmers markets open until spring

  1. We overstuffed them with roasted red peppers, broccoli sprouts, cucumbers, shredded carrots and cheese. That should be our new Saturday post-farmers market lunch routine. Then groaning hotel pans of eggplant Parmesan – Dan's favorite – for dinner that 
  2. 2, Brittney Rigterink plans to be there with fresh produce from her family's Iron Creek Farm in La Porte, Ind. "We should haveBrussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower," Rigterink said. "We'll have the standard Yukon-type potatoes, the Adirondacks and
  3. One thing to remember about vegetable gardens is not to be too quick to clear out broccoli, Brussels sprouts and kale, because they not only tolerate a light frost but they get a little sweeter because of it. They can sometimes be harvested into winter.