As a family, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage look nothing alike on the outside, but among cancer researchers,
it’s what’s inside that counts. Each of these veggies are rich in isothiocyanates and indoles, compounds that put the double
whammy on cancer by inhibiting enzymes that activate carcinogens and stimulating enzymes that deactivate them. Women take
note: “No other group of foods has more scientific support for helping to prevent breast cancer,” says Jackie Glew, RD, Lead
Clinical Nutritional Manager at the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care in Skokie, Illinois.
Recipe: Brussels Sprouts Gratin