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Brassica vegetables

A group of vegetables that are commonly associated with each other and share some bioactives, such as Diindolylmethane or Sulforaphane. Broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussel Sprouts, and Mustard are Brassica veggies.

Research analysis led by Kamal Patel.
All content reviewed by the Examine.com Team. Published: Feb 6, 2013
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Summary of Brassica vegetables

TL;DR - contains multiple supplements

A family of vegetables known for their anti-cancer and anti-estrogenic properties, as well as just being generally 'healthy'.

They possess a set of compound unique to them, and may exert benefits through doses found in foods rather than supplementation.

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Things To Know & Note

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Also Known As

Broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussel Sprouts, Kale, etc.

Scientific Research on Brassica vegetables

  • Indoles (Indole-3-Carbinol and 3,3'-(Diindolylmethane)

  • Sulforaphane

  • Isothiocyanates and Phenethyl Isothiocyanate