Cruciferous vegetables contain sulphur-containing glucosinolates which are converted in the digestive tract to biologically active compounds that improve our ability to detoxify carcinogens. Of all the crucifers, broccoli has the highest levels of glucosinolates. Broccoli is also a rich source of flavonoids such as kaempferol which appears to have a wide range of benefits, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antiallergic activities.
I absolutely loved this article in CAM magazine on “blinkered” scientists and was laughing out loud as I read it. It was written by my good friend and colleague Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride in her own direct conversational style and deserves all the attention it can get. We live in an age of evidence based medicine. […]