Sunday, May 15, 2011

Broccoli Good For Ulcer Prevention

Broccoli Good
Recent research shows that broccoli has the ability to suppress a variety of digestive disorders such as intestinal infections, ulcers and possibly stomach cancer. This means complement variety of previous studies that mention broccoli contain antioxidants that can reduce the risk of cancer.

In a study in Japan, the experts found that eating 70 grams of fresh broccoli every day for two months to protect the human body from bacteria-related stomach ulcer disease, gastric infections, and even stomach cancer.

The content of sulforaphane present in broccoli may trigger enzymes in the stomach so as to provide protection against radical compounds that can damage DNA and cause inflammation.

Sulforaphane in broccoli are also known to increase the production of phase II enzymes in the liver. These enzymes play a role together with the materials produced from the compound carcinogens prokarsinogen and out of cells. Please note, the content of sulforaphane in broccoli sprouts fresh higher than broccoli that has been boiled too ripe.

Tip: Choose the dark green broccoli. In addition to directly eaten as vegetables, broccoli can also be mixed with other fruits and vegetables for salads. Or another option, you can eat broccoli in the form of juice. -DechaCare-

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