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Broccoli-Sprout Beverage Helps Detoxify Environmental Pollutants

Broccoli Sprouts

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  • Recent research suggests that broccoli sprouts may help detox environmental pollutants such as benzene
  • Fresh broccoli sprouts are FAR more potent than whole broccoli. Three-day-old broccoli sprouts contain anywhere from 10-100 times the amount of chemoprotective compounds found in mature broccoli
  • A diet of whole, organic foods is one of the most effective ways to prevent disease and achieve optimal health, and sprouts may offer some of the highest levels of nutrition
  • During sprouting, minerals, such as calcium and magnesium, bind to protein, making them more bioavailable. The content of vitamins and essential fatty acids also increase during the sprouting process
  • Watercress may be the most nutrient-dense vegetable out there—scoring higher on nutrient density tests than both broccoli and sunflower sprouts

By Dr. Mercola

A diet of mostly whole, organically-grown foods is undoubtedly among the most effective ways to prevent disease and achieve optimal health, and sprouts may offer some of the highest levels of nutrition.


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