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TWIW 11: Broccoli may reduce your cancer risk


27, May, 2019
}4 Minutes

Show Notes

This Week In Wellness in validation of mums and dads all over the world, broccoli has been shown to inactivate genes that play an important role in cancer development.

It has been known for some time that cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli cauliflower, cabbage, collard greens, Brussels sprouts and kale have decreased the risk of cancers however recent research published in Science may give us an indication just how it does it.

Researchers, led by Pier Paolo Pandolfi, the Director of the Cancer Center and Cancer Research Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, showed that targeting the gene, known as WWP1, with the ingredient found in broccoli suppressed tumor growth in cancer-prone lab animals.

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190516142913.htm

http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aau0159

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/cancer-fighting-foods#section1

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