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...

14 Most Dangerous Summer Foods

  1. You can harvest beans, broccoli, spinach and beets this fall if you plant seeds now. Peas on the other hand, are a cool season crop and will not do well when planted this late in the season. Your pea seeds may sprout, but the warm nights mean they will
  2. Who doesn't love picnics and barbecues? Thing is, if you don't practice safe food preparation, outdoor eating can also set the stage for foodborne illness. Every year approximately 1 in 6 Americans gets sick, and 128,000 are hospitalized from foodborne 
  3. If your garden is full right now, try using the space between rows of cabbage, broccoli and Brussels sprouts plants. These plants will not be large Hay is a great asset to the garden. We always buy several bales from local farmers to use in the garden.