The researchers delve into epigenetics, the study of hereditary changes (passed from cell to cell or generation to generation) that are not related to the differences in underlying DNA sequences.
Many studies suggest that cruciferous vegetables are not only an important source of nutrients but also important in the elimination of cancer as a life-threatening disease.

Some examples of cruciferous vegetables that could aid in cancer prevention are kale, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, as well as broccoli sprouts. Also, it has been reported that individuals who consume diets rich in yams and cassava are less likely to suffer from sickle cell anemia.

The researchers concluded that cruciferous vegetables are enriched with several chemical components that have tremendous negative effects on multiple pathways of cancer cells due to their anti-proliferative and anti-tumorigenic properties.

For a more detailed and comprehensive look at this topic, see the full study.


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raziRazi Berry, Founder and Publisher of Naturopathic Doctor News & Review ( and NaturalPath (, has spent the last decade as a natural medicine advocate and marketing whiz. She has galvanized and supported the naturopathic community, bringing a higher quality of healthcare to millions of North Americans through her publications. A self proclaimed health-food junkie and mother of two; she loves all things nature, is obsessed with organic gardening, growing fruit trees (not easy in Phoenix), laughing until she snorts, and homeschooling. She is a little bit crunchy and yes, that is her real name.

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