Eating cruciferous vegetables, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower can help protect women against breast cancer. UCSB professors, Wilson, Jordan and Azarenko have shown “how the healing powers of these vegetables work at the cellular level”. http://www.ucsb.edu/.
Their paper was published in the December Journal of Carcinogenesis. http://www.carcinogenesis.com/.
So much has already been written about the virtues of cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower that it seems at first like old news. What makes their research exciting is that it looks at the cellular level having similar positive results as the drugs Taxol and Vincristine.
Is there’s a Choice? Get similar results from eating your cruciferous vegetables with-out increased toxicity!
Here is a quick recipe: Haralee Slaw
3 cups shredded cabbage
2 carrots shredded
2 apples peeled and shredded
1 small sweet or red onion, thinly sliced in rings
2 Tablespoon fresh cilantro or Italian parsley
¼ cup chopped walnuts
2 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon Rice Vinegar
1 Tablespoon Sugar
1 teaspoon Sesame Oil
1 teaspoon Soy Sauce
½ teaspoon Kosher Salt
¼ teaspoon dry mustard
Toss the slaw, shake up the dressing, pour on top and enjoy!