It’s a hot topic in the scientific community: Should we eat less of the broccoli that is grown in the United States?
In a study published in the journal Science Advances last month, researchers found that a diet rich in cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, may lower the risk of colon cancer by a whopping 81 percent.
But what is cruciferoid and what does that have to do with cancer?
According to a new report from the Institute of Medicine, there are several factors that can influence the risk for colon cancer.
Here’s what you need to know about the link between cruciferoids and colorectal cancer.
The top four cruciferate foods are: broccoli and cauliflower (more on that later)