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Broccoli Could Help Prevent Arthritis
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I love broccoli and it's good to know all the benefits of this gorgeous vegetable and so versatile.

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Eating plenty of broccoli could help to prevent or slow down the onset of osteoarthritis, researchers said.

Scientists at the University of East Anglia found that sulforaphane, which is found in broccoli as well as Brussels sprouts and cabbage, delays the destruction of cartilage in joints.

Researchers have so far tested their findings in models involving in cartilage cells, tissue and mice and now want to move to human trials.

Around 8.5 million people in Britain have osteoarthritis, a condition in which the surfaces of joints become damaged so it does not move as smoothly as it should.

It often affects people who are overweight or have had previous joint injuries. Source 4

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I have a questions, all these benefits are for broccoli in general? I mean, has to be raw or it doesn't matter really?

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How Do Broccoli Supplements Compare to Sprouts?

Your parents would have been smart to tell you to to “eat your broccoli.” But what about broccoli sprouts? Or broccoli supplements? There have been a number of randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trials on the use of broccoli sprouts as a complementary treatment in diabetes to reduce oxidative stress, inflammation, and insulin resistance and fasting […] Ref. Source 1t
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More reasons to eat your broccoli

Broccoli and related vegetables in the Brassica family are loaded with health-promoting compounds known as phenolics. Researchers have identified a large number of candidate genes controlling phenolic compound accumulation in broccoli. These genes will be used in future breeding programs to pack even more phenolic compounds into broccoli and other Brassica vegetables. Ref. Source 9u.
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Boosting potency of broccoli-related compound for age-related macular degeneration

Researchers boosted the potency of a broccoli-related compound by 10 times and identified it as a possible treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss affecting more than 10 million older Americans. The research also highlights the role of lipid metabolism in maintaining the health of the retina, reporting that palmitoleic acid also had protective effects on retinal cells in culture and in mice. Ref. Source 6c.
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Ammonium nitrogen input increases the synthesis of anticarcinogenic compounds in broccoli

In the quest for less contaminating fertilizing strategies, a study has explored the use of ammonium-based fertilizers, less widely used than the nitrate for fertilizing owing to the reduced growth displayed by the plants. The comparison between these two sources of nitrogen has revealed a higher amount of glucosinolates in the case of ammonium nutrition. This gives the plants greater insecticidal capacity and this is of great interest nutritionally as these are anticarcinogenic substances. Ref. Source 4f.
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Could broccoli be a secret weapon against diabetes? Concentrated broccoli sprout extract may help type 2 diabetes patients manage their blood sugar, according to a new study. Source 7w.
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