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More Reasons to Eat Your Broccoli

Eating Broccoli

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  • Broccoli is becoming increasingly popular because studies show consuming it may reduce your risk of many debilitating diseases
  • Eating broccoli may help reduce lung and prostate cancers due to a powerful compound, sulforaphane, but a new study shows phenolic compounds may prevent several other cancer types, as well as other diseases
  • Researchers analyzed broccoli strains for the best phenolic traits and plan to breed Brassica veggies to be infused with mega-doses of phenolic compounds
  • Sprouted broccoli contains 30 to 50 times more protective chemicals than regular broccoli. Sunflower seeds, radishes and watercress, with similar phenolic compounds, can also be sprouted

By Dr. Mercola

You already know broccoli is good for you, but recent information from the scientific community has revealed that broccoli, the tasty, tiny tree doppelganger, is even better for you than previously thought.


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