Compound in Vegetables Protects Against Radiation

Researchers at the Georgetown University Medical Center say their findings show that a compound derived from cruciferous vegetables, like cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli, protected rats and mice from lethal doses of radiation. 

The researchers, in a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), say that their findings suggests that DIM or Diindolylmethane may protect normal tissues during radiation therapy for cancer treatment and prevent or ease …

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