28 Sep '14, 4pm

Love sauerkraut? This is your lucky day! #Healthy

Love sauerkraut? This is your lucky day! #Healthy

Most of us know that broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower are excellent foods for helping prevent cancer. Sauerkraut is an excellent way to enjoy cabbage. But an interesting Finnish study found that beyond the normal benefits of cabbage, sauerkraut has even more cancer-fighting powers. It was found that through the fermentation process, isothiocyanates were produced that were found to prohibit the growth of cancer. Glucosinolates in sauerkraut were also found to help activate the body’s natural antioxidant enzymes, and the flavonoids in it are helpful for protecting artery walls from oxidative damage. The study concluded that sauerkraut is an even better choice than raw cabbage for cancer-fighting properties.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/blogs/surprising-h...

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