- Has disease-fighting virtues.
- Has bactericidal effects against bacteria such as Helicobacter pylori.
- Helps reduce oxidative stress in cardiac and kidney tissue
Our dietary supplement Broccoli Sulforaphane Glucosinolate offers a simple way to capitalise on broccoli's many health benefits. It ensures an optimal intake of the active substance sulforaphane, one of the vegetable's best-studied compounds.
Broccoli is part of the family of cruciferous vegetables, along with cabbage, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts, which have for several years been hailed for their health benefits and disease-fighting virtues. Over time, broccoli has thus come to be seen as a ‘superfood', which is why broccoli extracts are now available to buy in the form of dietary supplements. It is the extraordinary properties of broccoli's constituents that give it this reputation.
Broccoli Sulforaphane Glucosinolate is formulated from a standardised extract of broccoli (Brassica oleracea). This supplement contains one of the highest concentrations of sulforaphane and is one of the most stable and bioavailable formulations on the market. It is now available to buy at Supersmart in capsule form, at a suggested dose of two capsules a day, which provides 600mg of broccoli extract.
Broccoli's therapeutic benefits are due to certain components such as glucosinolates and the enzyme myrosinase. Before being highlighted for their health virtues, these compounds were primarily known for protecting cruciferous vegetables against destructive insects. Research into these defence mechanisms showed that glucosinolates and myrosinase may also have a protective effect on the human body.
|Daily serving : 2 capsules
Number of doses per bottle : 30
|Amount per dose|
|Extract of broccoli standardised to 10 % sulforaphane glucosinolate||600 mg|
|Other ingredients : Acacia gum, rice flour.|
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