Tag: broccoli

Broccoli helps to balance your gut

A new study shows that eating a vegetable recommended by moms for decades - broccoli! - can shift the balance of bacteria in your gut to reduce your risk of obesity.

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Broccoli can help you lose weight

A compound in broccoli can offset the negative impact of obesity on your body by reducing inflammation, supporting your liver, and controlling increases in weight, blood sugar, and fat. But [...]

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Broccoli combats ageing

In a recent animal study, mice that took a supplement of a compound commonly found in broccoli showed less incidences of low energy, insulin resistance, weight gain, and vision loss – all of [...]

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This is how smoking causes cancer

For the first time, scientists have observed chemicals found in cigarettes causing mutations in genes – revealing how smoking damages DNA, which can lead to the development of cancer.

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Give your mouth a detox with broccoli

A recent study in humans shows that sulphoraphane – a compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous veggies – can offset the carcinogenic effects of environmental toxins and fight oral cancer.

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Carrots helped win World War II…

It turns out that the doctors and nurses who ate the foods with the most carotenoids — including carrots — slashed their risk of age-related macular degeneration by a whopping 40 per cent.

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