18 Nov Does Broccoli Really "Fight Cancer"?
Posted at 11:00h in Health & NutritionYou've been urged a few hundred times at the very least to "eat your broccoli." Parents know best, right? So you did. You sat at the dinner table, and you pretended you were a giant eating teeny, tiny trees. Well, as it turns out your parents wishes for you weren't unfounded. For many years, we were told by people in fancy white jackets that vegetables such as broccoli—called cruciferous vegetables—had properties that could "kill cancer cells." But do you know why?