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Women who eat a lot of cruciferous vegetables are less susceptible to inflammatory diseases, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Toneto.
Specialists from the medical center at Vanderbilt University in Nashville (USA) recommend that women often include in your diet cruciferous vegetables – cabbage, Chinese, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and broccoli. This habit will help to reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer due to the suppression of inflammation in the body. Researchers are reminded that the chronic inflammation involved in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular and other chronic diseases.
Initially, the effect of reduction of inflammatory processes through the consumption of cruciferous vegetables was recorded in animal testing. To determine whether similar effects occur in the human body, scientists were invited to participate in the study 1005 Chinese women aged (on average) 58. Women were divided into groups depending on how much cruciferous vegetables they ate. The researchers found that women who consume cruciferous vegetables more than others. the level of signal molecules that cause inflammation in the blood, was lower than the rest. We are talking about molecules TNF-a, IL-1b and IL-6.
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The authors of the project noted that cruciferous vegetables, in addition to the ability to reduce inflammation, are also for the body “an excellent source of calcium and protein”. Cruciferous vegetables they recommend to use together with color – the body will get a very large number of valuable nutrients.