Broccoli Sprout Powder
Broccoli sprout powder is made from fresh broccoli sprout (Brassica oleracea italic). The sprouts are washed, steamed, trimmed, diced, dried, and ground into a fine powder.
Broccoli sprout belongs to cruciferous vegetable, which are unique in that they are rich sources of sulfur-containing compounds known as glucosinolates1. High intakes of cruciferous vegetables have been associated with lower risk of certain cancers2.
- Oregon State University, Linus Pauling Institute, Micronutrient Center. http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/food-beverages/cruciferous-vegetables
- van Poppel G1, Verhoeven DT, Verhagen H, Goldbohm RA. Brassica vegetables and cancer prevention. Epidemiology and mechanisms. Adv Exp Med Biol. 1999;472:159-68.