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The Food Group That Might Turn Off Cancer Genes

A new study in the journal Current Pharmacology Reports found that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, and broccoli sprouts have the ability to regulate…

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8 Vegetables That Are Healthier Than Kale

It's no stretch to say that the past few years have been all about kale. This once humble vegetable, more used as a plate garnish than anything else, has turned into the ultimate mainstream health foo…

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Let’s Bring Broccoli Back! (+7 delicious recipes)

I feel like broccoli gets short shrift these days. Kale is the cruciferous superstar, and humble broccoli is getting kicked to the curb. Sure, kale is a tasty superfood. But broccoli is no lightweight…

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Why Broccoli is Crucial in Helping Our Immune System

It might seem that our skin is the first line of defense between our insides and the outside world, but our greatest interface with our environment is actually through the lining of our intestines, wh…

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9 Surprising Health Benefits of Cabbage

If you want beautiful glowing skin, and an immune system powerful enough to fight off just about anything, don't forget this highly nutritious but common vegetable. Cabbage is powerful. Ancien…

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Mmmm. Kale and Scallop Soup for One

by Andrea D'Amore and Leslie Brand, Contributor to Healing Recipes on All Things Healing [adapted from bon appetit] This recipe combines two of my favorite things; soup and kale. First, I will alw…

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10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Immunity

By Rachel Venokur-Clark, Green Options Flu season is here. With all the concern and worry surrounding the Swine flu, we may be forgetting that we are also more susceptible to the common cold and ot…

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Thank you for the information. I didn't know all of these uses for this helpful plant.