cruciferous vegetable

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cruciferous vegetable

Nutrition
Any of a family of indole-rich vegetables (e.g., broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and mustard), which have anti-tumour-promoting activity in laboratory animals; colon cancer is associated with decreased consumption of cruciferous vegetables.

cruciferous vegetable

A family of vegetables (including broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, and cauliflower) named for their cross-shaped flowers. People who eat a diet rich in these vegetables are found to have a decreased incidence of cardiovascular diseases, strokes, and cancer, among other illnesses.
See also: vegetable
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More generally, the Brassicaceae family includes many economically valuable agricultural crops, including cabbage, mustard, broccoli, cauliflower, collard greens, Brussels sprouts, bok choy (Chinese cabbage), kale, turnip, radish, and rutabaga.
From this survey, it can be established that weed species of Brassicaceae and Amaranthaceae family are more intensified in agricultural plantation in Al-Shafa region of Saudi Arabia.
La presencia del polen secundario y de menor importancia, fue similar para ambas cosechas, se destaca a Brassicaceae, Baccharis sp.
Selecting sprouts of Brassicaceae for optimum phytochemical composition.
2013), and structural modes referable to successive cambia occur in Capparaceae (Adamson, 1936; Metcalfe & Chalk, 1950) and Brassicaceae (Metcalfe & Chalk, 1950).
perteneciente a la familia Brassicaceae, se han identificado glucosinolatos como son glucoiberina, glucorafanina, gluconapina, glucobrassicina, glucosinalbina, gluconasturtina, progoitrina, glucocrucina, glucorafenina y glucotropaeolina (Malik, 2009).
Isothiocyanates (ITC) from the Brassicaceae plant family are regarded as promising for prevention and treatment of cancer.
Cruciferous vegetables are vegetables of the family Brassicaceae such as broccoli, brussel sprouts and cabbage.
Introduction The evidence for the importance of health- promoting bioactive compounds present in Brassicaceae vegetables has increased in the last few years [1].
Las familias botanicas donde se capturaron la mayoria de las familias de abejas fueron Asteraceae, Cactaceae, Fabaceae, Rosaceae y Scrophulariaceae; mientras que en las que se recolectaron abejas de solo una familia fueron: Malvaceae con Andrenidae; Acanthaceae, Convolvulaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Lamiaceae, Papaveraceae, Plantaginaceae y Passifloraceae con Apidae; Brassicaceae y Zygophyllaceae con Halictidae.
Members of the Brassicaceae plant family, including mustard, rape, canola, and cabbage are known to produce glucosinolate compounds (GSL).
Brassicaceae, Ateraceae y Chenopodiaceae son las familias taxonomicas mejor representadas, las cuales coinciden con tres de las seis familias que Bye y Linares (2000) agrupan en el 89% de los quelites o plantas arvenses comestibles conocidos en el Mexico contemporaneo.