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Liver Protection ;Respiratory Papillomatosis
Indole-3-carbinol (I3C), a chemical found in vegetables of the broccoli family, is thought to possess cancer preventive properties.
Indole-3-carbinol appears to work in several ways:
I3C is found in cruciferous vegetables ( Brassicaplants), such as cabbage, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, kale, kohlrabi, and turnips. A typical Japanese diet provides the equivalent of about 112 mg of I3C daily; intake in Western diets is lower.7,8
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