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  • n. Any glycosinolate in which the sugar component is glucose


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  • Watercress is a rich source of the glucosinolate derivatives phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC) and methylsulphinylakyl isothiocyanates (MEITCs), which have a range of anticancer activities.

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  • Scientists at Johns Hopkins have developed a line of crispy salad sprouts that contain 20 times as much tumor-fighting SGA (sulforaphane glucosinolate) as mature broccoli -- but with a sharp taste quite unlike regular florets.

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  • Broccoli sprouts, for example, have twenty times the cancer-fighting substance sulforaphane glucosinolate than mature broccoli has.

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  • This is because broccoli contains glucosinolate, which triggers the production of cancer-fighting enzymes.

    Superfoods for Babies and Children

  • The added water not only allows oil release, but also favours enzymatic breakdown or glucosinolate into volatile compounds that add pungency to the oil.

    Chapter 6

  • You could replace the brussels sprouts with broccoli, kale, or chard and get most of the same benefits, including antioxidants and glucosinolate, which helps fight cancer.

    Slate Magazine

  • Glucoraphanin, also known as sulforaphane glucosinolate (SGS), is the precursor of sulforaphane.

    NutraIngredients-USA RSS

  • Oil content is also top of the agenda along with protein content and balancing glucosinolate levels, he says.

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  • But crushers are starting to demand varieties with lower glucosinolate levels as livestock find them more palatable.

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  • For example, scientists have found that sulforaphane, a potent glucosinolate phytonutrient found in kale and other

    The World's Healthiest Foods


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