Organic Nutrigenomic Broccoli Sprouting Seeds 100g

Organic Nutrigenomic Broccoli Sprouting Seeds 100g


Make your own sulforaphane with NourishmeOrganics Organic Nutrigenomic Broccoli Sprouting seeds.

Broccoli sprouts will be ready in around 7 to 10 days. To sprout add 1 tablespoon to a sprouter and spread evenly. Store on bench top.  Rinse 3 to 4 times per day.  When sprouts begin to emerge expose to sunlight.

Serving Suggestions

Add to your favourite salads, smoothies or juice.

 

The importance of Sulforaphane:

The research on sulforaphane is fast emerging, with more than 1000 peer reviewed papers on the subject. The most significant aspect of sulforaphane is it's Nutrigenomic properties. Sulforaphane has been shown to influence around 200 genes related human immune function. This is the reason sulforaphane can be beneficial to overall health and well being by improving our defences against illness.  Sulforaphane is highly bioavailable, and can be readily absorbed in the body.

Research:

 

Lee J-M, Johnson JA. An Important Role of Nrf2-ARE Pathway in the Cellular Defense Mechanism Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2004 ; 37(2):139-143

Fahey JW, Talalay P.  Antioxidant Functions of Sulforaphane: a Potent Inducer of Phase II Detoxication Enzymes. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 1999; 37:973-979

 

Innmorato NG et al. The Transcription Factor Nrf2 Is a Therapeutic Target against Brain Inflammation. The Journal of Immunology 2008;181:680 – 689.

Cramer J, Jeffery EH. Sulforaphane Absorption and Excretion Following Ingestion of a Semi-Purified Broccoli Powder Rich in Glucoraphanin and Broccoli Sprouts in Healthy Men.2011;  Nutrition and Cancer, 63(2), 196–201

Halliwell B Free radicals and antioxidants – quo vadis? Trends in Pharmacological Sciences2011: 32(3):125-130.

Kensler TW et al.  Translational Strategies for cancer prevention in liver. Nature Reviews Cancer 3, 321-329 (May 2003)

2001 Steinkellner H et al. Effects of cruciferous vegetables and their constituents on drug metabolizing enzymes involved in the bioactivation of DNA-reactive dietary carcinogens.  Mutation Research 480–481 (2001) 285–297.

 

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