I read this on LadyRomp’s page, who always has very useful information for women. This is super important info seeing how Breast cancer (Cancer in general) is rising. Take care ladies!

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Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

#1 New York Times Bestselling author, family physician specializing in nutritional medicine and natural methods

At the recent American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, new evidence highlighted the importance of cruciferous vegetables for breast cancer protection.

The cruciferous vegetable family:

  • Arugula

 

  • Bok choy

 

  • Broccoli

 

  • Broccoli rabe

 

  • Broccolini

 

  • Brussels sprouts

 

  • Cabbage

 

  • Cauliflower

 

  • Collards

 

  • Horseradish

 

  • Kale

 

  • Kohlrabi

 

  • Mustard greens

 

  • Radish

 

  • Red cabbage

 

  • Rutabaga

 

  • Turnips

 

  • Turnip greens

 

  • Watercress

The cruciferous family is unique among vegetables because of their glucosinolate content — glucosinolates give cruciferous vegetables their characteristic spicy or bitter tastes; when the plant cell walls are broken by blending, chopping, or chewing, an enzyme called myrosinase converts glucosinolates to isothiocyanates (ITCs) — compounds with potent anti-cancer effects, including:1

 

  • Anti-inflammatory effects — ITCs have been found to decrease…

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