cruciferous


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of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Cruciferae

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So we're developing a safe, natural molecule found in cruciferous vegetables to protect the oral lining where these cancers form.
Diamondback is a serious problem for farmers in New York State and around the world - anywhere cruciferous vegetables and field crops are grown.
Studies have shown that people who eat a diet rich in cruciferous vegetables have a lower risk of some cancers.
Indole-3-carbinol (I3C) is one of the most widely-studied components of cruciferous vegetables.
While glucaric acid is found primarily in fruits, such as apples and grapefruits, and in cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli and cabbage, research indicates that increased levels of Calcium D-Glucarate achieved through supplementation are effective in assisting the body in detoxification.
Isothiocyanates (ITC), derived from glucosinolates, are thought to be responsible for the chemoprotective actions conferred by higher cruciferous vegetable intake.
The investigators reported that high intake of cruciferous vegetables in particular may be associated with reduced risk of breast cancer overall.
Sulforaphane is the natural antioxidant found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables that boost the body's own natural defense systems that inactivate free radicals.
Le Marchand and his co-workers also discovered that tomatoes, dark green vegetables and cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli and cabbage, lower lung cancer risk at least as much as vegetables high in beta-carotene.
While glucaric acid is found primarily in fruits such as apples and grapefruits, and in cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli and cabbage, research indicates that increased levels of Calcium D-Glucarate are effective at assisting the body in detoxification when taken as a dietary supplement.
There is evidence from epidemiological studies suggesting that increased consumption of cruciferous vegetables may protect against specific cancers more effectively than total fruit and vegetable intake.
Sulforaphane is a bioactive compound found in cruciferous vegetables, particularly broccoli.
They include, for example, recommendations for daily consumption of fruits and vegetables (especially cruciferous ones such as cabbage and greens), whole grains and foods high in vitamins A and C and fiber.
The objective of this study was to investigate the antiestrogenic activity of 3,3'-diindolylmethane (DIM), a bioactive compound derived from cruciferous vegetables, in patients with TPD.
There are naturally occurring substances that block precisely this undesired NF-KB pathway and thus make the dangerous cells vulnerable: vegetables from the cruciferous family such as broccoli and cauliflower possess a high content of sulforaphane, an anti-cancer compound.