October 14, 2007
More Reasons Why More Matters!
Cruciferous vegetables are commonly linked to a decrease risk of certain cancers. Recent research suggests it may be helpful in preventing heart disease as well. Broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage are all part of the cruciferous vegetable group.
A certain compound in these vegetables called indole has been found to decrease the secretion of a specific apolipoprotein (apoB). ApoB is a component of LDL cholesterol and helps to transport cholesterol to tissues. High concentrations have been linked with plaque build up in the arteries. Try this tonight!
Posted by Lisa at October 14, 2007 9:17 AM
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