Brassicaceae

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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.
ISLAMABAD -- Eating cruciferous vegetables including broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and sprouts three or more times per day can prevent hardening of neck arteries in elderly women and also decrease the risk of heart diseases, a study has found.
"Increasing vegetables in the diet with a focus on consuming cruciferous vegetables may have benefits for the prevention of subclinical atherosclerosis in older adult women," the authors write.
Its one of the cruciferous vegetables whose cooked aroma sends me running for the exit.
Cruciferous vegetables are the only source of sulphurcontaining compounds called glucosinolates that help reduce inflammation and fight bacteria.
Cruciferous vegetables are the only source of sulphur-containing compounds called glucosinolates that help reduce inflammation and fight bacteria.
"Indeed, many of the 'healthy' vegetables such as cruciferous vegetables are often disliked, especially by children, perhaps for their bitter taste."
"Humans don't possess the enzyme to break down raffinose, a complex sugar commonly found in cruciferous vegetables," clinical nutritionist (http://www.jennifercassetta.com/) Jennifer Cassetta , CN, MS, told (http://www.eatthis.com/veggies-that-make-you-bloat) EatThis.com .
An increase in servings of berries, apples, pears, tofu/soy, cruciferous vegetables, and green leafy vegetables was associated with the greatest weight loss.
Recent studies on cruciferous vegetables suggest effectiveness in protecting against both prostate and coloncancers.
Researchers in Melbourne, Australia claim that sulforaphane, which occurs naturally in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables, may help protect against respiratory inflammation that can cause the condition.
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.
New research from the Baylor College of Medicine in the USA has provided intriguing new evidence that sulforaphane, a dietary isothiocyanate found in cruciferous vegetables, may be of use in treating ALL.