Sprouts and Carcinogenesis

Knowledge is power and our growing list of research studies has the information you need to become even more knowledgeable about sprouts and carcinogenesis.

“Broccoli sprouts: an exceptionally rich source of inducers of enzymes that protect against chemical carcinogens.”, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1997 Sep 16;94(19):10367-72, Fahey JW, Zhang Y, Talalay P. Brassica Chemoprotection Laboratory and Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA.

“Broccoli Sprouts as Inducers of Carcinogen-Detoxifying Enzyme Systems: Clinical, Dietary, and Policy Implications”Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Vol. 94, pp. 11149-11151, October 1997, Marion Nestle, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, New York University, 35 West 4th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10012-1172.

“Chemoprotection by sulforaphane: keep one eye beyond Keap1.” Cancer Lett. 2006 Feb 28;233(2):208-18. Myzak MC, Dashwood RH. Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA.