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...

Chat Leftovers: Saving scraps

  1. Fall vegetable plant selections are the cool weather plants that can be planted now: broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, tomatoes, eggplant and peppers. Fall culinary herb selections include chives, dill, parsley and oregano. A select few of fall
  2. The broccoli stems could be a little iffy; vegetables like broccoli and Brussels sprouts are strongly flavored, so they might not be what you want if you're hoping for a clean, balanced result. But if you're going to be using that broth to make, say
  3. Among those items are at least five varieties of potatoes, three varieties of cauliflower, three types of cabbage, red bell peppers, tomatoes, beets, carrots, celery, fennel, broccoli side shoots, snow apple turnips, lots of greens (spinach, pac choi