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Sulforaphane helps detoxify liver

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

A compound found in broccoli sprouts can help the body detoxify carcinogens, reducing the risk of developing liver cancer, according to a recent study. US and Chinese researchers conducted a randomized, placebo-controlled trial to test whether drinking hot water infusions of three-day-old broccoli sprouts containing known levels of sulforaphane could alter the metabolism of aflatoxin [...]

The Broccoli Cure? Vegetable compound found to block existing breast cancer

By | June 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

A well known anti-cancer agent in certain vegetables has just had its reputation enhanced. The compound, found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables, has been found to be effective in disrupting late stages of cell growth in breast cancer. Keith Singletary of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign says the finding involving sulforaphane (SUL), could [...]