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3 reasons to love your sprouts this Christmas

Brussels sprouts. Windy but good.1Li F, Hullar MA, Schwarz Y, Lampe JW. Human gut bacterial communities are altered by addition of cruciferous vegetables to a controlled fruit- and vegetable-free diet. J Nutr. 2009 Sep;139(9):1685-91. doi: 10.3945/jn.109.108191.2Melrose J. The Glucosinolates: A Sulphur Glucoside Family of Mustard Anti-Tumour and Antimicrobial Phytochemicals of Potential Therapeutic Application. Biomedicines. 2019 Aug 19;7(3):62. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines7030062.3Connolly EL, Sim M, Travica N, Marx W, Beasy G, Lynch GS, Bondonno CP, Lewis JR, Hodgson JM, Blekkenhorst LC. Glucosinolates From Cruciferous Vegetables and Their Potential Role in Chronic Disease: Investigating the Preclinical and Clinical Evidence. Front Pharmacol. 2021 Oct 26;12:767975. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2021.767975.4Sun Y, Yang T, Mao L, Zhang F. Sulforaphane Protects against Brain Diseases: Roles of Cytoprotective Enzymes. Austin J Cerebrovasc Dis Stroke. 2017;4(1):1054. doi: 10.26420/austinjcerebrovascdisstroke.2017.1054.  From our “Fun Facts” infographic series. 

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