Monday, June 30, 2014

Broccoli Brew Eases Air Pollution Effect, But Is This Detox?

Broccoli sprouts 

Scientists have concocted a brew made with broccoli sprouts that may help protect against the toxic effects of air pollution.

The study, published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, made headlines earlier this month. People in the study who drank the mixture, who lived in a rapidly industrializing and polluted region in China, more quickly excreted the cancer-causing chemical benzene from their bodies through their urine.

The news stories about the study, with words such as "detox tea," "body flush" and "pollution solution," might lead you to believe there's something, after all, to those juicing and herbal detox schemes sold though the Internet and hawked by people like Dr. Oz. 

Not so, according to the researchers who conduct

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