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Broccoli Chemical Could Help Fight Autism Symptoms

Study produces noticeable changes in subjects

(Newser) - A chemical found in veggies like broccoli may help cut down on symptoms in people with autism, a study finds. With the help of parents and caregivers, researchers assigned autism "scores" to 44 males with the disorder, ages 13 to 27; higher numbers on two different scales were linked...

Baby Broccoli Staves Off Cancer

A chemical in sprouts helps fight cancer-causing bacteria

(Newser) - Broccoli is good for you, but its proto-form might be even better, according to a new study. Eating a couple ounces of broccoli sprouts daily for two months helped patients infected with Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium known to cause ulcers and stomach cancer. The baby broccoli reduced inflammation and infection...

Broccoli Blocks Skin Cancer
Broccoli Blocks Skin Cancer

Broccoli Blocks Skin Cancer

Veggie extract activates carcinogen-fighting abilities

(Newser) - Green may be the new white, at least in sun protection. A green smear of broccoli extract  prevents cancer-causing damage from ultraviolet light—not by blocking the rays, but by activating  the skin’s natural cancer-fighting abilities, a new study finds. One advantage: Unlike conventional sunscreen, broccoli doesn't  keep the...

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