March 2, 1998 |
Will an increasingly health-conscious nation clamor for broccoli sprouts? That would make Dr. Paul Talalay happy. He is, after all, the Johns Hopkins University Medical School researcher who determined that broccoli sprouts contain high concentrations of sulforaphane, an organic compound that spurs cells to produce cancer-blocking enzymes.
November 14, 2005 |
A few ounces of broccoli sprouts a day might go a long way in reducing the risk of stomach cancer, according to research presented last week at the American Assn. for Cancer Research. That's because broccoli sprouts contain abundant amounts of sulforaphane, a substance known to inhibit Helicobacter pylori -- the bug made famous by this year's Nobel Prize in medicine.
May 28, 2002 |
Bad news for those who can't stomach broccoli: New research suggests that it is especially good for the stomach. A compound found in broccoli and broccoli sprouts appears to be more effective than modern antibiotics against the bacteria that cause peptic ulcers. Moreover, tests in mice suggest the compound offers formidable protection against stomach cancer--the second most common form of cancer worldwide.
HOME & GARDEN
October 2, 1999 |
Do you hear the word "sprouts" and envision a mayonnaise jar under the kitchen sink filled with unappetizing white strands? I did . . . until recently. Then I tasted the nutty, earthy taste of lentil sprouts, the slightly peppery flavor of broccoli sprouts and the rich flavor of onion sprouts. "There's a lot more out there than bean sprouts," says Mary Kidd, production manager of R&R Sprouts in Santa Fe Springs, which sells at the Fullerton Certified Farmers' Market.
HOME & GARDEN
March 13, 1993 |
A wide variety of vegetables can be grown year-round in the Orange County climate. Here is a guide to help plan a perpetual garden: JANUARY Seed, transplant and/or harvest Artichokes, asparagus, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, endive, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, mustard greens, onions, onion and garlic sets, radishes, parsnips, salsify, turnips, parsley, spinach, Swiss chard, rhubarb, horseradish.
October 14, 1999 |
Seasonal things to plant from October through December.