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What is sulforaphane and its benefits?

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According to Megan Rossi, Gut health nutrition expert, a study has shown that when 200g of cooked broccoli is mixed with 1g mustard seeds, the bioavailability of sulforaphane (i.e. the ability to absorb it from our gut into our blood) is over fout times greater than eating cooked broccoli alone.

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She added, sulforaphane is a naturally occurring compound in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, and kale. Sulforaphane has been linked with a wide range of health benefits including:

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Anti-cancer effects

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Supporting heart & brain health

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Anti-diabetic effects

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Protecting against sun damage

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Improving constipation

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