Posted 27 May 2011 - 11:47 AM
Could you please comment
Posted 30 May 2011 - 05:11 PM
A couple of small studies demonstrated that sulforaphane from raw broccoli is better absorbed than from cooked broccoli. However, a newer study suggests that eating broccoli sprouts with lightly cooked broccoli (steamed 2-3 minutes) is even more powerful than simply eating raw broccoli.
I would use broccoli sprouts rather than a supplement, however. Some powders have been shown lacking in the enzyme myrosinase that activates the sulforaphane. Raw sprouts contain the myrosinase and are a better choice.
Kathrynne Holden, MS
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