Broccoli Sprouts Have 50 Times the Anti-Cancer Properties of Broccoli

Wausau News

Sprouting seeds of various plant foods has demonstrated increased health benefits with increased nutrient capacity contained in less bulk with higher digestive absorption. In some cases, it’s been observed to transform the regular food substance of a plant and remove its negative qualities. Broccoli sprouts in particular make regular broccoli’s health benefits seem miniscule; sprouts offer nearly 1000% more nutrition than their full-grown conterparts.

Numerous studies have established broccoli as an anti-cancer vegetable. But are broccoli sprouts an anti-cancer improvement over regular broccoli? John Hopkins researchers certainly thought so. From 1992 to 1997, a John Hopkins research team searched for broccoli’s cancer fighting compound.

A Broccoli Sprout War Few Know About

The researchers isolated the cancer fighting phytochemical sulforaphane. And they discovered that sprouting delivers more sulforaphane than broccoli alone with 50 times the anti-cancer power.

Well, the boys at John Hopkins decided they should patent their…

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