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5 atouts santé du brocoli. Cancer, arthrose, autisme….Le brocoli présente de nombreux atouts santé notamment grâce à une molécule, le sulforaphane.

5 atouts santé du brocoli

Le brocoli est un légume crucifère qui contient de nombreux composés intéressants pour notre santé : vitamine C, antioxydants, glucosinolates. Lorsque l’on croque les brocolis, les glucosinolates sont transformés par l'enzyme myrosinase en isothiocyanates – dont le sulforaphane. Les isothiocyanates sont surtout connus pour leurs effets anti-toxiques et antioxydants : ils inhibent des enzymes qui peuvent transformer des composés de l’alimentation en substances toxiques et cancérogènes et dans le même temps, stimulent des enzymes chargés de neutraliser et éliminer ces substances (avec à la clé un effet antioxydant). Grâce à sa composition et notamment sa teneur en sulforaphane, le brocoli présente de nombreux atouts. LaNutrition.fr vous dit lesquels. Un atout contre le cancer (prostate, colon, sein et foie) Lire : Anti-cancer : les nouveaux atouts du brocoli.

9 Surprising Health Benefits of Cabbage. If you want beautiful glowing skin, and an immune system powerful enough to fight off just about anything, don’t forget this highly nutritious but common vegetable.

9 Surprising Health Benefits of Cabbage

Cabbage is powerful. Ancient healers declared it contained moon power because it grew in the moonlight. Modern nutritional science understands its power comes from its high sulfur and vitamin C content. Either way – it’s worth adding this Powerfood to your weekly diet. 9 Healthy Benefits of Cabbage: 1. All vegetables are good for the skin, but cabbage is one of the best! 3. 8. 9. Were you born in a cabbage patch? Cabbage Trivia Some children’s legends say babies come from “Cabbage Patches.”Cabbage is considered Russia’s national food. Cabbage History Cabbage Caution Those with thyroid problems should avoid eating large amounts of cabbage. There is a cabbage for every flavor pairing and meal. Types of cabbage: There are many different types of cabbages with different taste and uses. Can Chlorophyll Protect Us From Cancer? Chlorophyll is a chemical compound in plants that collects light and uses the light to make energy.

Can Chlorophyll Protect Us From Cancer?

It also gives plants their green color. Chlorophyll is the life blood of plants. It has a long list of health benefits from alkalinizing the body to yes, protecting it from cancer. A study at Oregon State University found that the chlorophyll in green vegetables “offers protection against cancer when tested against the modest carcinogen exposure levels most likely to be found in the environment.” The protective mechanism of chlorophyll is fairly simple – it just binds with and sequesters carcinogens within the gastrointestinal tract until they are eliminated from the body. According to Michael T. The antioxidant action of chlorophyll, according to “Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine” can lower your risk for developing certain types of cancer. What else does chlorophyll do besides protect against cancer?

4 Remedies to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk. Dense breasts is more than a descriptor of breast mass.

4 Remedies to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

It’s a condition that can have health consequences. This week, children’s book author Judy Blume announced on her blog that she recently received a diagnosis of breast cancer after getting a routine ultrasound, and then underwent a mastectomy. She made a point of saying that her dense breast tissue had made her cancer impossible to detect through either a physical exam or mammogram. Breast density can indeed prevent mammography from highlighting suspicious markings. The dense tissue literally blocks the view. Not surprisingly, hormones are a big factor in many breast-related conditions.

Fat also plays a role in breast density. However, even slim premenopausal women who ingest more estrogen than normal through the environment–or through estrogen-mimickers in products, including skin care items, cosmetics, and plastic containers–are also at risk for denser breasts, if their livers are not helping rid the body of these substances. Superbroccoli: Latest Weapon In Fight Against Cancer. A “super broccoli” developed by British scientists to fight cancer and heart disease goes on sale today.

Superbroccoli: Latest Weapon In Fight Against Cancer

The vegetable looks the same as normal broccoli but contains boosted levels of glucoraphanin, which may protect the body against heart disease and some types of cancer. The new broccoli, called Beneforte, contains two to three times more glucoraphanin than standard broccoli. It will be sold at Marks & Spencer stores and at other supermarkets next year.

(Marks & Spencers is one of the most popular sources of food for shoppers in British cities.) Le brocoli, arme inattendue contre la radioactivité.