Broccoli Fights Against Diabetes

Broccoli: you either like it or you don’t, but after reading this you will want to make sure it is a regular part of your diet. New research, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, discovered that an ingredient in broccoli is an antidiabetic substance. A patient study showed significantly lower blood sugar levels in those who ate broccoli extract with high levels of sulforaphane. While, at this point, it may not take the place of drugs for those with type-2 diabetes, but it may be a valuable adjunct, and the basis for developing a replacement for those who have difficulty tolerating those medications.

 

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