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...

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  1. One vegetable with particularly high content of sulforphane is broccoli sprouts. With selective breeding (non-GMO) these sprouts can contain up to 100 times the enzyme levels that adult broccoli possess, and therefore can be viewed as "therapeutic" in 
  2. Centered in a small patch, between his rows of cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and peas is an unfamiliar fruit, something long, green and spiny. It's bitter melon, a “Hundreds of families come to these farm stands to buy these ethnic crops
  3. the minute you put in transplants or seeds sprout. They don't even let you look at the growing plants and get your hopes up. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife website lists some of their favorite foods, including broccoli, peas