Cruciferous vegetables are some with which it seems people have a love-hate relationship. Either you want to eat them a lot or not at all.
Watercress and Broccoli
It has been shown in recent studies that Watercress and Broccoli (two cruciferous veggies.) can lower the risks of several types of cancer by increasing the amount of antioxidants in one’s blood.
These veggies are now well known for their anticancer benefits. Watercress (A peppery, green veggie.) has been shown to even protect the body’s DNA from damage.
These two veggies seem to be able to lower the risk of cancer in the colon, breasts, and prostate.
These two veggies also contain glucosinolates those are phytochemicals that produce isothiocyanates, this is what gives the veggies their anticancer effects.
Compounds found in watercress have even been found to be able to shut down the signal that tumors send to tissue in your body, keeping it from growing.
Kill Cancer Stems Within 24 Hours.
Adding to the information already known about watercress nd broccoli. There have been even more recent studies that have made it clear that when the compounds and enzymes found in these veggies are chewed, it produces phenanthryl isothiocyanate (PEITC) is produced. Larger levels of this can provide even more cancer-preventing benefits.
When you go in for chemotherapy you think you’re getting rid of cancer but in all actuality you are just getting rid of the cancer tumor. The cancer stem cells are still the and are still alive. This is why cancer can come back overtime.
Treating cancer stem cells with PEITC has been found to kill almost all of the stem cells left within 24 hours.
Therefore, you may want to try consuming more broccoli and watercress. Ensure that your body gets cancer preventing nutrients it needs!