Monday, April 9, 2012

Broccoli and Cabbage to fight breast cancer!

A recent study showed that women who consumed the highest amounts of coniferous vegetables, such as broccoli, were 62% less likely to die from breast cancer and 35% less likely to get reoccurrence of the breast cancer as compared to subjects who consumed the least amount of coniferous vegetables.

Cruciferous vegetables include mustard greens, turnip greens, bok choy, broccoli, cauliflower, green cabbage, kale, collard greens, and arugula.

The study included roughly 5,000 women from the Shanghai Breast Cancer Survival Study. The subjects consumed about 3.5 oz of the cruciferous vegetables.
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Try this recipe: Caramelized Broccoli with Garlic
http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/caramelized-broccoli-with-garlic

xoxo,
Danielle

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3 comments:

  1. this research was done in china. well that is superb that by eating this food women can protect themself from having breast cancer. the cooked food look delicious i will try this at home and share it with my friends too.

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  2. These vegetables are considered as healthy food for kids and for adults too.

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  3. Thank you for sharing the recipe, I'll definitely try this later.

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