Spicing up broccoli with horseradish or wasabi can enhance the vegetable’s cancer-fighting properties, according to researchers.
say overcooking broccoli instead of lightly steaming it affects its
cancer-fighting properties, but these can be revived by adding
horseradish or the spicy Japanese equivalent, both of which contain the
Elizabeth Jeffery, a nutritionist at Illinois University, said spicing
up broccoli increased absorption in the upper part of the digestion
system, boosting its impact.
She said: ‘Spice up your broccoli with mustard, horseradish or wasabi. The spicier, the better.’
the study, when fresh broccoli sprouts were eaten with broccoli powder,
the scientists measured bioactive compounds in the blood 30 minutes
Source - Daily Mail