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Cruciferous Vegetable

Cruciferous Vegetable

Cruciferous vegetables comprise a class of vegetables which includes broccoli, Brussels sprout, cabbage, cauliflower, kale and turnips. Cruciferous vegetables contain indoles.

Epidemiolgical studies have shown people who frequently consume cruciferous vegetables have a reduced risk of stomach cancer and colon cancer.

Disorga, C. & L. Groll. 1981. Nutrition and Cancer Prevention: A Guide to Food Choices. Northern Calif Cancer Program, Palo Alto. 25.

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