Published in Cancer Weekly, June 5th, 2006
A research team led by Rutgers' Ah-Ng Tony Kong has revealed that these widely consumed cruciferous vegetables - so called because their four-petal flowers resemble crosses - are abundant in sulforaphane. This compound had previously been shown to inhibit some cancers in rodents induced by carcinogens - substances or agents external to the body. Kong's investigations, however, focused on whether SFN might inhibit the occurrence...
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