Sulforaphane In Broccoli Could Help Reduce The Symptoms Of Autism

October 14, 2014 3:03 AM

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Broccolli continues to be known as a superfood that holds essential nutrients. Yet recent findings published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) reveal that this vegetable could help to reduce symptoms associated with autism.

A recent study recruited 44 male participants between the ages of 13 and 27 who had moderate to severe autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The sample was randomly divided into two groups, with the first 26 participants treated with a daily dose of sulforphane that was extracted from broccoli sprouts. Th...

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