Friday, August 8, 2008

The Antidote to Diabetes

Vegetables, such as broccoli, kale, mustard greens, and brussels sprouts, may undo diabetes damage.
Eating broccoli could reverse the damage caused by diabetes to heart blood vessels, research suggests.

A University of Warwick team believe the key is a compound found in the vegetable, called sulforaphane.

It encourages production of enzymes which protect the blood vessels, and a reduction in high levels of molecules which cause significant cell damage. Read more

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