The good news about Broccoli powder keeps getting better!! Researchers at the University of East Anglia in the UK led by Professor Ian Clark, believe that the Sulforaphane compound found in Broccoli has the ability to block an enzyme that causes inflammation of the joints and which leads to a breakdown of the cartilage often associated with Osteoarthritis.
Read the full report on this significant research courtesy of the Nutra Ingredients.com newsletter
Claridges Organic, in association with Dr Carolyn Lister of Plant and Food, dossier of scientific research on the benefits of broccoli.
DISCLAIMER: This information is intended for educational purposes only, it is a review of some of the scientific literature on the health benefits of broccoli and does not constitute product claims. It is also not intended to substitute for professional medical advice and if you have health concerns you should seek the advice of a qualified health professional.
The tissue of cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage contain high levels of the plant chemicals glucosinolates. They are metabolized by the body into isothiocyanates (such as Sulforaphane) which has been suggested to be powerful anti-cancer agents.
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