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of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Cruciferae

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ANOTHER cruciferous vegetable is brussels sprouts, which contain flavones and indoles that have anti-cancer properties.
"We found a new important player that drives a pathway critical to the development of cancer, an enzyme that can be inhibited with a natural compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables," said Pandolfi.
It's fascinating to think that simply eating cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage) and drinking five cups of green tea a day-loaded with sulforaphane-help slow down cancer cell growth.
A diet rich in cruciferous vegetables may protect against cardiovascular disease, according to an Australian study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
It is not uncommon to see people with thyroid issues resigning to lifelong medication, clueless of what they should do beyond, including iodised salts and avoiding cruciferous vegetables in their diet.
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.
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 intake.
Cauliflower is a member of the cruciferous vegetable family along with broccoli, cabbage, kale, Brussels sprouts and some other less common varieties.
Its one of the cruciferous vegetables whose cooked aroma sends me running for the exit.
ISLAMABAD -- Consuming soy foods such as soy milk and tofu and cruciferous vegetables such as cabbages, kale and broccoli may help reduce common side effects of treatment in breast cancer survivors, researchers say.
In the study, higher intake of cruciferous vegetables and soy foods were associated with fewer reports of menopausal symptoms.
5 IT BELONGS to the cruciferous, or Brassica, family that includes broccoli, turnips and Brussels sprouts.
5 Red cabbage belongs to the cruciferous, or Brassica, family that includes broccoli, turnips and Brussels sprouts.
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.
"Humans don't possess the enzyme to break down raffinose, a complex sugar commonly found in cruciferous vegetables," clinical nutritionist ( Jennifer Cassetta , CN, MS, told ( .