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Broccoli may not cut risk of cancer
Source: New Sunday Times, December 12, 2010
   
 

Some studies have hinted that eating broccoli  might help prevent lung cancer.  But a new study of non-smoking women finds no strong link between isothiocyanates – compounds found in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli – and lower risk of lung cancer.  The study, of some 1,000 non-smoking Chinese women with and without lung cancer, showed no overall association between the women’s risk of the cancer and their urinary levels of isothiocyanates, which are thought to have anti-cancer properties.




   
     
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