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PostSubject: Broccoli plant compound detoxifies air pollutants in the body   Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:57 am

Study participants from one of the most polluted regions in China who consumed half a cup of broccoli sprout beverage were shown to excrete high levels of benzene and acrolein - a known human carcinogen and lung irritant, respectively.

The Johns Hopkins researchers note that diets rich in cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, have previously been found to reduce the risk of several chronic diseases, including cancer.


Read more: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/278369.php?tw

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