Posts By: Cullman Chemoprotection Center

The Cullman Center Weighs in on Moringa Leaf Protein

Moringa oleifera is a fast-growing, drought-resistant tree cultivated across the lowland dry tropics worldwide for its nutritious leaves. Despite its nutritious reputation, there has been no systematic survey of the variation in leaf nutritional quality across M. oleifera grown worldwide, or of the other species of the genus. These findings identify clear priorities and limitations for improved moringa varieties with traits such as high protein, calcium, or ease of preparation.

Broccoli sprout extract may protect against oral cancer recurrence.

A paper on which we collaborated was just published today in the journal Cancer Prevention Research.

Doses of broccoli sprout extract were provided to healthy volunteers in order to assess the bioavailability of sulforaphane from those broccoli sprouts to … Read More

. . . wheatgrass is not a superfood

The Center’s Dr. Fahey was recently quoted in an article in Modern Farmer that attempts to dethrone wheatgrass as a miracle-food or super-food.  Says he: “I am unaware of any credible scientific evidence that consuming wheatgrass or wheatgrass juice is … Read More

New Coffee Claims Health Benefits of Broccoli

Although they did not get all the facts right, in an article you can read here, the Baltimore Sun spoke about work conducted at in the early days of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center that has now led to a … Read More