Brussels sprouts are also in the cruciferous vegetable family. These miniature-sized vegetables pack a huge punch because it contains the largest content of anticancer phytochemical compounds such as glucosinolates1. Much like broccoli, the indole-3-carbinol (I3C) has been found to reduce cancer growth especially for estrogen dependent cancers (e.g. uterine, breast, cervical). Buying fresh brussels sprouts and preparing them in a judiciously
ensure their nutrients are intact.
Cruciferous vegetables demonstrate cancer-fighting properties