I’ve been reading about the terrible effects of air pollution for a long time and am thrilled there’s something we can do other than uprooting our families and moving out to the countryside.
There is a food that offers the best of both worlds—significantly improving our ability to detox carcinogens like diesel fumes and decreasing inflammation in our airways—all while improving our respiratory defenses against infections.
Cruciferous vegetables are vegetables of the family Brassicaceae with many genera, species, and cultivars being raised for food production such as cauliflower, cabbage, kale, garden cress, bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, mustard plant, and similar green leaf vegetables.
Broccoli can dramatically boost the detox enzymes in our liver and help decrease the level of inflammation within our bodies.
This helps explain why eating more than two cups of broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, or other cruciferous veggies a day is associated with a 20-percent reduced risk of dying.
But in recent studies, scientists have looked at broccoli’s ability to fight the inflammatory impact of pollutants.
In this video, I will talk about how vegetables can counter the harmful effects of air pollution.
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