Sulforaphane

An isothiocyanate compound derived from broccoli and broccoli sprouts. Sulforaphane is produced when the plant is damaged when attacked by insects or eaten by humans. It switches on a vast array of proteins that protect cells from damage. Sulforaphane has demonstrated beneficial effects on a wide array of chronic diseases, including air pollution toxicity, asthma, autism, radiation dermatitis, schizophrenia, cancers of the bladder, breast, colon, lung, and prostate, and others.

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