Broccoli could help fight arthritis

Eating broccoli could help prevent or slow the most common form of arthritis.
Researchers from the University of East Anglia found that sulforaphane - a compound found mainly in broccoli but also in sprouts and cabbage - slows down the destruction of cartilage in joints associated with painful and often debilitating osteoarthritis.
Ian Clark, professor of musculoskeletal biology at the Norwich university, said: "The results from this study are very promising. We have shown that this works in the three laboratory models we have tried, in cartilage cells, tissue and mice. We now want to... read more

 
28 August 2013 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 10
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