We now know, thanks to a report in Cancer Prevention Research, that THREE DAY-OLD BROCCOLI SPROUTS suppress Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infections, one of the most common bacterial infections worldwide that cause stomach cancer.
While the protective effects of sulforaphane, a phytochemical from broccoli, have been known for almost two decades, the report shows for the first time the life-saving effect of broccoli in humans.
The study showed that THREE DAY OLD BROCCOLI SPROUTS contained 20 times the concentration of sulforaphase glucosinolate found in mature broccoli.
Please note: I said, THREE DAY-OLD BROCCOLI SPROUTS. While broccoli, in it of itself, is rich in cancer fighting agents, evidence suggests that to substantially reduce the risk of cancer, one must eat broccoli in large quantities. Certain young broccoli sprouts, grown under standardized conditions, on the other hand, contain large and highly uniform quantities of the compound.
Where does one buy THREE DAY OLD BROCCOLI SPROUTS?
Never fear, Our Lady of Weight Loss to the rescue, surfing the net, looking for answers!
Here is a link to growers. Perhaps there is one in your neighborhood.
Want to grow your own? Call Caudill Seed Company, (800) 695-2241, for a catalogue.
And for any other question that you might have about Broccoli Sprouts, go to this FAQ page from Brocco Sprouts.com
More healthy links:
Grown Your Own: Boost Your Mood
Diet Cheat Sheet
Portion Control (in case you forgot)
Spread the healthy word … NOT the icing!
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About Our Lady Of Weightloss"Janice Taylor is a 'kooky genius'"
~ O, The Oprah Magazine
Janice Taylor is a Weight Loss Coach and Certified Hypnotist, author, artist and motivational speaker. She is the author of Our Lady of Weight Loss: Miraculous and Motivational Musings from the Patron Saint of Permanent Fat Removal and All Is Forgiven, Move On: Our Lady of Weight Loss's 101 Fat-Burning Steps on Your Journey to Sveltesville (publication date May 15, 2008). Janice is also the creator of the popular e-newsletter Kick in the Tush Club and a 50-pound big-time-loser.
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