Latest Cruciferous vegetables Stories

2008-12-23 14:53:44

Women should go for the broccoli when the relish tray comes around during holiday celebrations this season.

2008-12-15 09:52:36

An anti-cancer compound found in broccoli and cabbage works by blocking a key enzyme associated with rapidly advancing cancer.

2008-12-03 15:35:00

An anti-cancer compound found in broccoli and cabbage works by lowering the activity of an enzyme associated with rapidly advancing breast cancer, according to a University of California, Berkeley,

2008-11-19 09:00:00

The cancer preventive properties of broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables appear to work specifically in smokers.

2008-07-07 18:00:00

BROCCOLI may combat prostate cancer by altering the activity levels of genes involved in tumour growth, a study has shown. Scientists made the discovery after adding either peas or broccoli to the normal diets of two groups of men for a year.

2008-07-02 18:40:00

Scientists say that adopting just a couple of elements of the Mediterranean diet could cut the risks of developing cancer by 12%.

2008-06-24 02:30:28

Cruciferous vegetables -- broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, bok choy and kale -- may reduce bladder cancer risk, U.S. researchers said.

2008-02-28 13:05:00

A concentrated extract of freeze dried broccoli sprouts cut development of bladder tumors in an animal model by more than half, according to a report in the March 1 issue of Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

2007-02-16 18:00:00

EATING watercress every day could help protect against cancer, say researchers. The vegetable reduces damage to DNA in cells, according to a British trial.

2005-10-31 12:56:03

In the high-tech 21st century, the most rudimentary natural products continue to reveal exciting ant-cancer properties to scientists, offering people relatively simple ways to help protect themselves from the disease.

Latest Cruciferous vegetables Reference Libraries

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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