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Broccoli is the relative that gets all the attention, but its paler cousin is no wallflower. Like other cruciferous veggies, cauliflower is a good source of vitamin C and fiber. Like broccoli, it also has a natural plant chemical called sulforaphane that may hold promise against cancer, according to early lab tests done in animals. Many other things also affect your cancer risk, but diet is one of the easiest to control.

From: 9 Best Foods You're Not Eating WebMD Medical Reference

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Harvard School of Public Health: "Eggs and Heart Disease."

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Insel, P. , fourth edition, Jones & Bartlett, 2010. Nutrition

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on August 07, 2018

SOURCES:

News release, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Harvard School of Public Health: "Eggs and Heart Disease."

Cleveland Clinic: "Omega 3 Fatty Acids," "Power Foods."

Murphy, M. , April 2012. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

News release, Wake Forest University.

Leite, A. , 2013. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

Farajian, P. , August 2010. Eating Behaviors

Kayano, S. , 2004. Biofactors

Asif, M. , 2013. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition

European Food Information Council: "Seaweed -- exploring its dietary value."

Appiah, S. , 2012. International Journal of Cancer Research

National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements: "Vitamin D Fact Sheet for Health Professionals."

U.S. Department of Agriculture: "Plums, Whole, Dried."

Insel, P. fifth edition, Jones & Bartlett, 2014. Nutrition,

Insel, P. , fourth edition, Jones & Bartlett, 2010. Nutrition

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on August 07, 2018

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