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...