Cauliflower and Cancer Prevention

I am generally not a great advocate of the “superfood” craze:  the thought that there is one magical food out there just waiting to be discovered that will cure all our ills is just plain silly.  We are multidimensional beings and the more we achieve balance on all planes: mental, emotional, and physical, including a balanced diet full of a variety of healthy (but not necessarily fancy) foods the better our health will be.

That said, there has been some interesting research done in the past few years about cauliflower and the other vegetables in the crucifer family and their potential role in cancer prevention.  These vegetables all contain a family of compounds called glucosinolates.  These are sulfur-containing compounds that when broken down in the body seem to induce cancer-preventing enzymes

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