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  • n. Plural form of glucosinolate.

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  • The stockpiled defensive precursors in the cabbage family are called glucosinolates.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • The health benefits of these vegetables are largely attributed to phytochemicals called glucosinolates.

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  • The phytochemicals, natural plant chemicals called glucosinolates, may reduce cancer risk.

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  • Green vegetables -- particularly cruciferous vegetables like broccoli -- contain phytochemicals called glucosinolates that our bodies convert into bioactive substances called isothiocyanates.

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  • Bok choy contains compounds called glucosinolates that have been found to inhibit thyroid function in animals.

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  • Brussels sprouts 'stronger protective effects are thought to be due to the fact that this cruciferous vegetable contains 2-3 times the amount of phytonutrients called glucosinolates than are found in red cabbage.

    The World's Healthiest Foods

  • Crucifers 'well known cancer-fighting properties are thought to result from their high levels of active phytochemicals called glucosinolates, which our bodies metabolize into powerful anti-carcinogens called isothiocyanates.

    The World's Healthiest Foods

  • Cauliflower is filled with vitamin C, fiber, minerals, and special compounds such as glucosinolates and thiocyanates, which are specifically abundant in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage.

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  • Cauliflower is smothered with vitamin C, fiber, minerals, and special compounds such as glucosinolates and thiocyanates, which are specifically abundant in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage.

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  • "If food patterns do indeed affect cancer risk, this benefit is more likely related to energy intakes, relative macronutrient density, and exposure to complex mixtures of bioactive compounds that may include not only micronutrients but also non-nutrients such as glucosinolates and cathechins."

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