Tag: broccoli

Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults

Dietary sources of vitamin K include kale, spinach, broccoli, and other leafy greens. Some dairy foods also contain vitamin K. The investigators who carried out the study say that their findings “suggest vitamin K may be involved in the disablement process in older age.” They describe their work in a

Broccoli Contains a Natural Compound That May Slow Cancer Growth, Research Suggests

New research published in the journal Science suggests that a compound naturally found in cruciferous vegetables may inhibit cancerous cell growth in the body. Broccoli, kale, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts are examples of some of the nutrient-dense vegetables that contain the compound, which is called indole-3-carbinol, also known as “I3C.”

colon cancer: Natural chemicals produced by vegetables like kale and broccoli help maintain a healthy gut and prevent

colon cancer: Cases of colon cancer are on the rise, which is bad news considering it’s the second leading cause of cancer death in adults in the U.S. How can you avoid being one of the 97,220 new cases of colon cancer expected this year? While there is a genetic

What you need to know about juicing cruciferous vegetables

Health-buffs advocate vegetable juicing, but research data warns that the practice might have goitrogenic, or goiter-inducing, effects. Does this mean you should stop drinking green juice or can you keep juicing to maximize your mineral and nutrient intake? Some studies have revealed that cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli, kale, and spinach, may have

Broccoli is one of the most nutrient-dense foods you can eat

When it comes to delivering nutrition, not many plants can match the broccoli, especially if you prepare it correctly. An article in Good Housekeeping talks about the many health benefits of this cole crop, as well as ways to maximize the nutrition from it. Broccoli is one of the many vegetables in the

Horseradish contains 10x more glucosinolate than broccoli, making it a potent cancer-fighting superfood

You might have heard that broccoli can help fight cancer. If you’re not a fan of this cruciferous vegetable, you might be struggling to increase your intake. Even if you love broccoli, however, it can be difficult to consume enough of it to get the protection you’re seeking. Thankfully, there’s

Metabolites from broccoli found to promote gut health, help prevent leaky gut according to new study

If your kids hate broccoli, you might want to start teaching them to eat more of this versatile vegetable. According to a study published in the metabolites from eating broccoli might help strengthen intestinal barrier function. New research in mice revealed that broccoli can also help immune surveillance and sustain gut bacteria’s

Fighting colorectal cancer with gut health: Certain probiotic bacteria, combined with broccoli, found to prevent and reduce tumors

Broccoli has a lot of health benefits and is a known cancer-fighting food, but according to a recent study, combining the vegetable with engineered probiotics can help kill colorectal cancer cells. Even though the five-year survival rates for the earliest stages of colorectal cancer are “relatively good,” the later stages chances