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The Reasons Why Broccoli is Good for Breast Cancer

Benefit of broccoli for cancer has long been a concern of scientists. In a recent research, it is stated that broccoli and cabbage can increase the life expectancy of breast cancer patients, and even delay the recurrence of cancer.

I heard ex-President George W. Bush does not like to eat broccolli. Lucky for me and friends like to consume broccoli. Why? Beside delicious, broccoli is good for health, especially for women.

Recently conducted research in China on 5.000 women aged 20 -75 years old who was diagnosed with breast cancer found that those who often intake vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, or mustard, the risk of dying from breast cancer 62 percent lower. Among other benefits, the risk of disease recurrence is also 35 percent lower.

Breast Cancer Patients should limit alcohol (four glasses a week) and sugar, and eat more vegetables and less red meat consumption. Alcohol and physical inactivity are the two factors known to increase of risk of breast cancer.

These are the reasons why broccoli is good for fighting cancer:

1. Broccoli acts as a chemotherapy agent. Its action is mostly on proliferation,
apoptosis and angiogenesis.

2. Broccoli contains high levels of sulforaphane which can kill cancer stem cells and Prevent the disease from developing, or spreading when it is established.

3. Broccoli is particularly good for breast cancer and uterine cancer, as it removes the extra estrogen from the body. This is due to the presence of strong anti-carcinogens like glucoraphanin, diindolylmethane, beta-carotene, selenium and other Nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin-A and vitamin-E, zinc, potassium and Certain amino acids, the which are also good anti–cancer agents.

4. Broccoli is a good source of vitamin C and one of the nondairy source for calcium. It is loaded with phytochemicals and antioxidants the which makes it one of the vegetables the which can help in preventing cancer and other heart diseases.

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  3. i love broccoli :D informative share

  4. Excellent info thanks

  5. Useful information. I love eating broccoli and cabbage.

  6. Broccoli is simply delicious and so very healthy – one of my favorite vegetables…

  7. everyone should take this broccoli everyday, thanks for the information eunice

  8. everyone should take this broccoli everyday,thanks for the information eunice

  9. excellent, I know it is a healthy veg. but don’t really know how good, now I know already, that’s grr888.

  10. I like brocolli. Thanks for sharing its health benefits.

  11. Thank you for this.

  12. Good information to have. Broccoli is one of my favorites.

  13. i love broccoli :D informative share

  14. useful one

  15. very helpful information. We only get Broccoli from Baguio and it costs much.

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  17. Thanks for sharing this informative information.

  18. Informative post.

  19. Thanks

  20. Broccoli certainly is one of the ’super foods’ (plus it’s delicious too!). Thanks for the information, very well written.

  21. Great article, and thank you for sharing. Broccoli is a great vegetable, and extremely healthy. Thank you once again for sharing. Best Wishes, Chris.

  22. Great article, broccoli is a great vegetable, thank you for sharing.

  23. This is good to know.

  24. broccoli is pretty good stuff!

  25. broccoli is one of my favourite vegetable. hope it will keep me safe!

  26. I love broccoli especially in my sisters special recipe

  27. I hope your article gives a lot of benefits for us all

  28. Useful share

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