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Detoxification Of Air Pollutants Enhanced By Broccoli Sprout Beverage: Clinical Trial In China
2014-06-16 03:15:33

Johns Hopkins University Findings Could Pave Way for Inexpensive Food-Based Preventive Strategies A clinical trial involving nearly 300 Chinese men and women residing in one of China’s most polluted regions found that daily consumption of a half cup of broccoli sprout beverage produced rapid, significant and sustained higher levels of excretion of benzene, a known human carcinogen, and acrolein, a lung irritant. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,...

Broccoli With Better Anti-Cancer Benefits And Longer Shelf Life
2014-02-11 09:46:54

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) While researching methods to increase the already well-recognized anti-cancer properties of broccoli, researchers at the University of Illinois also found a way to prolong the vegetable’s shelf life. And, according to the recently published study, the method is a natural and inexpensive way to produce broccoli that has even more health benefits and won’t spoil so quickly on your refrigerator...

2013-08-12 23:22:25

Dr. Anselm Anyoha offers realistic advice for improving quality of life. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Medication is not always the answer to our health problems, says Dr. Anselm Anyoha. In his new book, How Broccoli Head Lost Thirty Pounds, he shares his journey of losing 30 pounds to avoid taking medication to treat high blood pressure. The book serves as a handbook for healthy living and offers readers information on discovering truths about their body, the relationship...

2013-07-12 23:24:20

Diindolylmethane (DIM) from broccoli slows down the aging process, boosts the immune system, and brings new hope to the fight against cancer. Diindolylmethane (DIM) News Update from the Diindolylmethane (DIM) Information Resource Center (http://www.diindolylmethane.org/) Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 With all of the media enthusiasm in Washington regarding President Obama’s recent comment about broccoli being his favorite food, it is timely to bring an important and recent...

2013-03-03 23:00:53

Scott Tischler Conscience unveils the 5 healthiest vegetables just in time for beach season. Monroe Wisconsin (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 To grow up big and strong children must eat all of their vegetables. Children begrudgingly finish eating all the vegetables on the plate in front of them. This may be because they want to grow up big and strong or maybe the fact that they were told that they would get no dessert unless they ate all their vegetables. Although Children need incentive to eat...

2012-06-13 13:03:54

No matter how much time you've spent training your brain to multitask by playing "Call of Duty," you're probably no better at talking on the phone while driving than anybody else. A study by the Visual Cognition Laboratory at Duke University wanted to see whether gamers who have spent hours in front of a screen simultaneously watching the map, scanning doorways for bad guys and listening to the chatter of their fellow gamers could answer questions and drive at the same time. The finding:...

2012-04-06 05:24:23

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- According to a new study, eating cruciferous vegetables, such as greens, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, improved the survival ratings of Chinese women diagnosed with breast cancer. Sarah J. Nechuta, M.P.H., Ph.D., a postdoctoral research fellow at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn, and her colleagues investigated the role of cruciferous vegetables in breast cancer survival in the Shanghai Breast Cancer Survival Study, a prospective study of 4,886 Chinese...

2011-11-13 08:00:00

The Vegetable Cultivation Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 248 resources to its Cabbage category. Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing fruits and within this discipline, Olericulture.org provides a wide range of resources related to traditional temperate and oftentimes indigenous, tropical vegetable crops. (PRWEB) November 13, 2011 The Vegetable Cultivation Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 248 resources to its Cabbage category....


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2009-04-28 15:35:18

Brassica oleracea is indigenous to the coastal areas of southern and western Europe and is often referred to as Wild Mustard. It is tolerant of salt and lime in the soil of its native lands. The plant grows tall and blooms biennially. Large sturdy leaves act as water storage. Once the plant is two years old a tall stem measuring 3 - 7 feet in height grows bearing a cluster of yellow flowers. This plant is flush with nutrients like vitamin C. Cultivars of this plant are categorized into...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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