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News tag: broccoli


Broccoli extract found effective in treating neck cancer

20 Apr, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Known as a nutritious vegetable, broccoli will likely be used to prevent throat cancer following the development of a new treatment, scientists announced. Extracts of broccoli sprout were successfully used in laboratory tests to treat oral cancer in mice. American scientists are planning clinical trials on human patients that have…


New version of broccoli reduces bad blood cholesterol

9 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Broccoli is hardly a favorite food given its taste and color, but its health benefits made it famous. Recently, a new version fights cholesterol stored in blood, according to a new study. Rich in cancer-fighting properties, broccoli is good for the digestive system, not to mention the wide array of…


Include root vegetables in your diet for extra nutrients

4 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Some root vegetables such as carrots, radishes, beets and sweet potatoes, are quite familiar. Others, including parsnips, turnips, rutabagas, kohlrabi, celery root, and ginger are novel to many families. You will almost never hear a person calling root vegetables pretty flowers, fragrant fruits or luscious leafy greens. However, their hidden…


Broccoli improves health and performance in kids

23 Dec, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Parents are hard pressed to remember their kids asking for more broccoli, as most kids seem to have a vengeful distaste for it. However, this veggie contains most of the vitamins doctors would order to a growing child. Broccoli contains a substance that reduces the symptoms of a condition called…


Garlic, Broccoli strenghten immune system against cancer

29 Nov, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Several types of cancer such as melanoma, prostate cancer and certain types of leukemia weaken the body by over-activating the natural immune system, but garlic and broccoli may strengthen the immune system and help fight against cancer. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have shown that selenium, found in rich…


Autism improved by broccoli molecule, new study indicates

14 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
According to a new study, broccoli contains a chemical compound which may ameliorate behavioural problems of young people suffering from severe to moderate forms of autism. The research was conducted at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and focused on sulforaphane, a molecule found in abundance in the sprouts of Broccoli…