Broccoli may improve autism symptoms: study

October 14, 2014 7:35 AM

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Broccoli may improve autism symptoms: study

A chemical found in broccoli sprouts may improve some social and behavioural problems that affect people with autism, a new study, led by an Indian-origin researcher, has claimed.

Researchers at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine describe how participants receiving a daily dose of sulforaphane — a molecule found in foods such as broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage — showed improvement in both behavioural and communication a...

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