What’s in Your Broccoli?

The Journal of Molecular Nutrition and Food Research reported that sulforaphane, one of the primary phytochemicals in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables that helps them prevent cancer, has been shown for the first time to selectively target and kill cancer cells while leaving normal prostate cells healthy and unaffected. What was remarkable about this discovery…

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Plants Purify Indoor Air

Indoor air quality is a major cause of illness for Americans. Tightly sealed buildings conserve energy but concentrate contaminants from paint, carpets, and other building materials, causing a new malady known as sick building syndrome.  Lets look at carpeting. Carpeting contains dyes, stain-guard, moth-proofing, dust mites, heavy metals, pesticides, molds, toxic chemicals and volatile organic…

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