ANOTHER cruciferous vegetable
is brussels sprouts, which contain flavones and indoles that have anti-cancer properties.
For each 10 gram-per-day increase in cruciferous vegetable
intake, average carotid wall thickness was 0.8% lower.
In addition, each 10 grams per day higher in cruciferous vegetable
intake was associated with 0.8 percent lower average carotid artery wall thickness.
There was an associated 0.006 mm (0.8 percent) lower mean CCA-IMT (P < 0.01) and 0.007 mm (0.8 percent) lower maximum CCA-IMT (P < 0.01) for each 10 g/d higher in cruciferous vegetable
Cauliflower is a member of the cruciferous vegetable
family along with broccoli, cabbage, kale, Brussels sprouts and some other less common varieties.
My taste buds are so offended by this cruciferous vegetable
that they trigger a kind of "gag reflex", literally blocking the digestive path to good health.
The cruciferous vegetable
that seemed to always take a backseat to broccoli is trending.
Cabbage, the main ingredient in coleslaw, is a cruciferous vegetable
. Cruciferous vegetables
contain chemical compounds that help the body detoxify and rid itself of HCAs.
What would happen if they exposed frozen and blanched broccoli to tiny amounts of a related cruciferous vegetable
like daikon radish?
Cauliflower, a cruciferous vegetable
, is in the same plant family as broccoli, kale, cabbage, and collards.
"Basically, this study looked at total vegetable intake, total fruit intake, and cruciferous vegetable
intake in two large cohorts of Chinese subjects and found that high intakes of total vegetables, particularly the cruciferous vegetables
, were associated with a significantly reduced risk of death, particularly death due to cardiovascular disease," explains Susan Bowerman, MS, RD, assistant director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition.
Food is not Let's Make a Deal: Choose four handfuls a week of broccoli or any cruciferous vegetable
to make prostate, breast and colon cancer much less likely.