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2010-10-22 17:12:22

A University of Illinois study has shown for the first time that sulforaphane, the powerful cancer-fighting agent in broccoli, can be released from its parent compound by bacteria in the lower gut and absorbed into the body.

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2010-09-15 09:29:59

Scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are launching a groundbreaking new project to investigate the benefits of broccoli in the fight against osteoarthritis.

2010-07-13 15:10:04

Light has been cast on the interaction between broccoli consumption and reduced prostate cancer risk.

2009-11-04 14:34:10

Research points to pumped up lutein levels in broccoli.

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2009-09-05 06:30:00

Broccoli has long been hailed as a heart healthy food, and now British scientists are certain that they know why.

2009-08-19 00:39:50

Zucchini may not be a nutritional powerhouse -- or described as a superfood -- but it should be eaten regularly, a U.S.

2009-06-24 15:41:24

New York State Police said they are not hanging on to a disembodied snake's head that is at the center of a product tampering case. They took the lab report analyzing it instead, Trooper Maureen Tuffey told the Albany (N.Y.) Times-Union.

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2009-05-07 17:35:00

A New York state man said he discovered a severed snake head among the vegetables on his plate at a TGI Friday's restaurant.

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2009-04-06 00:20:00

Broccoli sprouts effectively control Helicobacter pylori bacteria, known to be a leading cause of stomach ulcers and stomach cancer, researchers found.

2009-03-17 06:50:00

Mooch, an advanced peer-to-peer video game trading site, has opened its free beta to the public; Mooch (http://www.mooch.com) offers gamers a way to save money by trading their used games with each other in lieu of trading them in at retail stores ATLANTA, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Mooch, LLC announced the launch of a new peer-to-peer video game trading site.


Latest Broccoli Reference Libraries

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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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  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
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